11 judgments found.

Muhamad Juzaili Bin Mohd Khamis, et al. v. State Government of Negeri Sembilan, et al.

Country: Malaysia
Year: 2015
Court: Court of Appeal
Citation: Civil Appeal No. 01-498-11/2012
Health Topics: Sexual and reproductive health
Human Rights: Freedom from discrimination, Freedom of expression, Freedom of movement and residence, Right to liberty and security of person, Right to life, Right to work
Facts:

Section 66 of the Syariah Criminal Enactment of 1992 made it an offence for Muslim males to wear women’s attire or to pose as a woman in a public place. Conviction resulted in a fine or imprisonment not exceeding six months or both. The Appellants were Muslim men with Gender Identity Disorder (GID) who expressed …Read more

Tags: Gender identity, Gender identity disorder, Gender reassignment, Homosexual, LGBTI, Queer, Sexual orientation, Transgender, Transsexual
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The Queen (on the application of JK) v. Registrar General for England and Wales

Country: United Kingdom
Year: 2015
Court: High Court of Justice, Queen’s Bench Division
Citation: [2015] EWHC 990 (Admin)
Health Topics: Sexual and reproductive health
Human Rights: Freedom from discrimination, Right to family life, Right to privacy
Facts:

The Claimant was a male-to-female transgendered woman who challenged the requirement that she was recorded as the father on her children’s birth certificates. Following the birth of her daughter, but before the birth of her son, the Claimant decided to live as a man and changed her name to a female name. The Claimant was …Read more

Tags: Gender identity, Gender reassignment, Homosexual, LGBTI, Queer, Sex reassignment, Sexual orientation, Tags: Gay, Transgender
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National Legal Services Authority v. Union of India and others

Country: India
Year: 2014
Court: Supreme Court
Citation: [(2014) 5 SCC 438]
Health Topics: Health care and health services, HIV/AIDS, Sexual and reproductive health, Violence
Human Rights: Freedom from discrimination, Freedom of expression, Right to life, Right to privacy
Facts:

Members of transgender community sought a legal declaration of their gender identity, instead of the male or female identity assigned to them at the time of their birth, claiming that that non-recognition of their gender identity violated Articles 14 and 21 of the Constitution of India (the “Constitution”). Hijras and eunuchs, who were also members …Read more

Tags: Access to health care, AIDS, Gender identity, Gender reassignment, HIV, HIV positive, Intersex, LGBTI, Most-at-risk, Queer, Sex reassignment, Sexual assault, Sexual orientation, Sexual violence, Transgender, Transsexual
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NSW Registrar of Births, Deaths and Marriages v. Norrie

Country: Australia
Year: 2014
Court: High Court
Citation: [2014] HCA 11
Health Topics: Sexual and reproductive health
Facts:

The Births, Deaths and Marriages Registration Act 1995 (the “Act”) empowered the Registrar to register a change of sex of a person upon that person’s request. Norrie applied to the Registrar to record her sex as non-specific as she had undergone a sex affirmation procedure but her gender ambiguity remained unresolved. Norrie did not identify …Read more

Tags: Gender identity, Gender identity disorder, Gender reassignment, LGBTI, Sex reassignment, Transgender, Transsexual
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H v. Finland

Country: Finland
Year: 2012
Court: European Court of Human Rights
Citation: Application No. 37359/09
Health Topics: Health information, Sexual and reproductive health
Human Rights: Freedom from discrimination, Right to family life, Right to privacy
Facts:

The applicant, H., was born male, married a woman, and had a child. She was diagnosed as transgender during the course of the marriage, whereupon she changed her first names and renewed her passport and driver’s license. However, her request to have her identity number changed was refused based on sections 1 and 2 of …Read more

Tags: Civil union, Confidentiality, Disclosure, Domestic partnership, Gender identity, Gender reassignment, Non-disclosure, Notification, Spousal consent, Transgender
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Municipality of Vitória, et al. v. Almeida, et al.

Country: Brazil
Year: 2009
Court: Supremo Tribunal Federal [Federal Supreme Court]
Citation: Municipality of Vitória, et al. v. Almeida, et al.,RE 573061/ES, Supremo Tribunal Federal [Federal Supreme Court] (2009).
Health Topics: Health care and health services, Sexual and reproductive health
Human Rights: Right to health, Right to life
Facts:

The Municipality of Vitoria, in the State of Espritio Santo, Brazil, and the Federal Government appealed to the Federal Supreme Court of Brazil – an extraordinary appeal – to have the decision of the lower court overruled. The lower court had decided in favor of Alessandro Dias Almeida and others that the State should provide …Read more

Tags: Access to treatment, Budget, Gender reassignment
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L. v. Lithuania

Country: Lithuania
Year: 2007
Court: European Court of Human Rights
Citation: App. No. 27527/03, 46 Eur. H.R. Rep. 22 (2008).
Health Topics: Health care and health services, Health systems and financing, Sexual and reproductive health
Human Rights: Freedom from discrimination, Freedom from torture and cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment, Right to bodily integrity, Right to family life, Right to privacy
Facts:

The applicant was registered as female at birth in 1978 but regarded himself as a male from an early age. In 1997 he sought medical advice and was diagnosed as transgendered. Lithuania adopted Article 2.27 § 2 of the Civil Code, which provided that unmarried adults had the right to undergo medically endorsed gender reassignment …Read more

Tags: Access to health care, Access to treatment, Gender identity, Gender identity disorder, Gender reassignment, Health care technology, Health insurance, Health regulation, Hormone therapy, Out-of-pocket expenditures, Reimbursement, Secondary care, Tertiary care, Transgender, Transsexual
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Case of Van Kuck v. Germany

Country: Germany
Year: 2003
Court: The European Court of Human Rights
Citation: Applications no. 35968/97
Health Topics: Health care and health services, Health systems and financing, Medicines, Sexual and reproductive health
Human Rights: Right to due process/fair trial, Right to privacy
Facts:

The applicant instituted proceedings before the District Court to change her forename to Carola Brenda. The District Court held that the conditions under the Transsexuals Act were met and granted the request in 1991. In 1992, the applicant brought an action against a German health insurance company. She claimed reimbursement for hormone therapy and sex-reassignment …Read more

Tags: Access to drugs, Access to health care, Access to medicines, Access to treatment, Gender identity, Gender reassignment, Health funding, Health insurance, Hormone therapy, Pharmaceuticals, Reimbursement, Sex reassignment, Social security, Transgender, Transsexual
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Van Kück v. Germany

Country: Germany
Year: 2003
Court: European Court of Human Rights
Citation: Application No. 35968/97; (2003) 37 EHRR 51
Health Topics: Health care and health services, Health systems and financing, Mental health, Sexual and reproductive health
Human Rights: Right to due process/fair trial, Right to privacy
Facts:

The applicant was registered as a male at birth. In 1991, The District Court granted the applicant’s request to change her forenames to Carola Brenda after hearing from several psychiatric and psychological experts who determined that the applicant was a male-to-female transsexual and had been for the last three years living as a female. In …Read more

Tags: Access to treatment, Counseling, Gender identity, Gender identity disorder, Gender reassignment, Health insurance, Hormone therapy, Infertility, LGBTI, Mental disorder, Mental illness, Out-of-pocket expenditures, Psychology, Reimbursement, Sex reassignment, Transgender, Transsexual
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Goodwin v. United Kingdom

Country: United Kingdom
Year: 2002
Court: European Court of Human Rights
Citation: App. No. 28957/95, 35 Eur. H.R. Rep. 18 (2002).
Health Topics: Health care and health services, Mental health, Sexual and reproductive health
Human Rights: Freedom from discrimination, Right to family life, Right to privacy
Facts:

The applicant, a United Kingdom citizen had always enjoyed dressing as a woman since her young age and had the impression that her body did not fit her mind. Thus she started treatment with a psychiatrist and underwent gender re-assignment surgery. After the procedure, she experienced problems at work such as harassment allegedly because of …Read more

Tags: Gender identity, Gender identity disorder, Gender reassignment, LGBTI, Queer, Sex reassignment, Sexual orientation, Transgender, Transsexual
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