43 judgments found.

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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Yasser Mohamed Salah, et al. v. Egypt

Country: Egypt
Year: 2002
Court: UN Human Rights Council's Working Group on Arbitrary Detention
Citation: Opinion No. 7/2002 (Egypt); E/CN.4/2003/8/Add.1 at 68
Health Topics: Informed consent, Sexual and reproductive health, Violence
Human Rights: Freedom from discrimination, Right to liberty and security of person
Facts:

At least 55 men were arrested in Cairo on grounds of their sexual orientation during a police raid of a discotheque. The raid occurred after undercover officers entered the bar and observed and filmed dancing. The police targeted men who appeared to be homosexuals or who were not accompanied by women. One man was slapped …Read more

Tags: Assault, Buggery, Compulsory examination, Forced examination, Gay, Homosexual, Involuntary examination, Law enforcement, LGBTI, Mandatory testing, Non-consensual testing and treatment, Sexual orientation, Sodomy
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Case SU-623/2001

Country: Colombia
Year: 2001
Court: Constitutional Court
Health Topics: Health care and health services, Health systems and financing, Sexual and reproductive health
Human Rights: Freedom from discrimination, Right to health, Right to social security
Facts:

Cesar Augusto Medina Lopera (the Plaintiff) requested the Health Security Company Comfenalco (H.S.C, the Respondent), to affiliate him to the Social Security System in Health as beneficiary of his life partner, Jairo Castaño Suescún, who was a contributor to this H.S.C. The Respondent denied the affiliation and argued that, in accordance with Colombian Political Constitution, …Read more

Tags: Access to health care, Budget, Gay, Health funding, Health insurance, Homosexual, LGBTI, Out-of-pocket expenditures, Queer, Sexual orientation, Social security
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Living World Distributors Ltd. v. Human Rights Action Group Inc. (Wellington)

Country: New Zealand
Year: 2000
Court: Court of Appeal
Citation: [2001] 2 LRC 233
Health Topics: HIV/AIDS, Sexual and reproductive health
Human Rights: Freedom from discrimination, Freedom of expression
Facts:

Living World Distributors (“LWD”) attempted to import two videos from the USA into New Zealand. The videos, which discussed aspects of homosexuality, opposed the granting of special rights to homosexuals and stated that homosexuality is one of the causes of the spread of HIV/AIDS. The videos were deemed suitable for audiences over 16 years old …Read more

Tags: AIDS, Bisexual, Gay, Gender identity, HIV, Homosexual, Lesbian, LGBTI, Queer, Sexual orientation, Transgender
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Salguiero Da Silva Mouta v. Portugal

Country: Portugal
Year: 2000
Court: European Court of Human Rights
Citation: Application no. 33290/96
Health Topics: Child and adolescent health, Sexual and reproductive health, Violence
Human Rights: Freedom from discrimination, Right to family life
Facts:

S was a homosexual Portuguese national. In 1983 he married a woman, C, with whom he had a daughter. S and C subsequently separated and then divorced. Since their separation, S had been living with another man. In connection with their divorce, S and C signed an agreement giving C parental responsibility over the daughter …Read more

Tags: Child development, Gay, Homosexual, LGBTI, Queer, Sexual abuse, Sexual orientation
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BT v. Oei

Country: Australia
Year: 1999
Court: Supreme Court of New South Wales
Citation: [1999] NSWSC 1082
Health Topics: Controlled substances, Health care and health services, Health information, HIV/AIDS, Infectious diseases, Medical malpractice, Mental health, Sexual and reproductive health
Facts:

The case was brought by BT on behalf of herself and on behalf of the estate of her late husband, AT, against the defendant, a general practitioner, who was AT’s doctor from 26 November 1991 to 22 January 1993. The case arose as a result of the defendant’s alleged negligent failure to diagnose AT’s HIV …Read more

Tags: AIDS, Awareness, Compensation, Condoms, Confidentiality, Contraceptives, Counseling, Damages, Depression, Diagnostics, Disclosure, Duty of care, Gay, Harm reduction, Health care professionals, Health care workers, Hepatitis, HIV, HIV positive, HIV status, Homosexual, Inadequate treatment, Inappropriate treatment, Injecting drug users, LGBTI, Most-at-risk, Negligence, Non-disclosure, Notification, People living with HIV/AIDS, PLHIV, Queer, Remedies, Sex workers, Sexually transmitted diseases, Sexually transmitted infections, Spousal notification, Standard of care, STDs, STIs, Testing, Transmission
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Lustig-Prean and Beckett v. United Kingdom

Country: United Kingdom
Year: 1999
Court: European Court of Human Rights
Citation: Applications No. 31417/96 and 32377/96; (2000) 29 EHRR 548; [1999] ECHR 71; 7 BHRC 65
Health Topics: Health information, HIV/AIDS, Sexual and reproductive health
Human Rights: Freedom from discrimination, Right to privacy
Facts:

Mr. Lustig-Prean and Mr. Beckett were discharged from the Royal Navy on the basis of their sexual orientation. In June 1994, Mr. Lustig-Prean was approached by military service police and, wanting to avoid further and less discrete investigations, Mr. Lustig-Prean admitted that he was homosexual. In May 1993, Mr. Beckett admitted to his superiors that …Read more

Tags: Bullying, Confidentiality, Disclosure, Employment, Gay, HIV, HIV status, Homosexual, Humiliating treatment, LGBTI, Military, Most-at-risk, Queer, Secrecy, Sexual orientation
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R v. North West Lancashire Health Authority, ex parte A, D, & G

Country: United Kingdom
Year: 1999
Court: Court of Appeal, Civil Division
Citation: [1999] EWCA Civ 2022; [2000] 1 WLR 977
Health Topics: Health care and health services, Health systems and financing, Mental health, Sexual and reproductive health
Human Rights: Freedom from discrimination, Right to health
Facts:

North West Lancashire Health Authority (the Authority), the Appellant, appealed against an order quashing the Authority’s decision to refuse gender reassignment treatment to A, D and G, the Respondents. A, D and G all suffered from “gender identity dysphoria,” or transsexualism. Each had male physical characteristics but female sexual identity. A and G had been …Read more

Tags: Access to health care, Access to treatment, Budget, Gender identity, Health care technology, Health expenditures, Health facilities, Health funding, Health spending, LGBTI, Mental illness, Out-of-pocket expenditures, Psychiatry, Psychology, Public hospitals, Queer, Sex reassignment, Subsidies, Tertiary care, Transgender, Transsexual
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Smith and Grady v. United Kingdom

Country: United Kingdom
Year: 1999
Court: European Court of Human Rights
Citation: Applications No. 33985/96 and 33986/96; (1999) 29 EHRR 493; [1999] ECHR 72; [1999] IRLR 734; (1999) 11 Admin LR 879
Health Topics: Sexual and reproductive health
Human Rights: Freedom from discrimination, Right to due process/fair trial, Right to family life, Right to privacy, Right to work
Facts:

The Applicants were both exemplary members of the Royal Air Force and had been discharged solely due to being homosexual. The first appellant was an enrolled nurse.  An anonymous female caller left a message on the applicant’s answering machine stating that she knew about the applicant’s homosexuality and afterwards informed the air force authorities. In a …Read more

Tags: Employment, Gay, Homosexual, Lesbian, LGBTI, Military, Sexual orientation
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National Coalition for Gay and Lesbian Equality v. Minister of Justice

Country: South Africa
Year: 1998
Court: Constitutional Court
Citation: CCT 11/98
Health Topics: Sexual and reproductive health, Violence
Human Rights: Freedom from discrimination, Right to privacy
Facts:

The Applicants were the South African Human Rights Commission and a coalition of 70 organizations representing lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people in South Africa. They brought a constitutional challenge to various statutory provisions in South Africa criminalizing homosexual acts. The Applicants claimed that the statutes in question violated sections 9, 10 and 14 of …Read more

Tags: Buggery, Gay, Homosexual, Lesbian, LGBTI, Rape, Sexual assault, Sexual orientation, Sexual violence, Sodomy
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