10 judgments found.

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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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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De’Lonta v. Angelone

Country: United States
Year: 2003
Court: 4th Circuit Court of Appeal
Citation: 330 F.3d 630 (2003)
Health Topics: Health care and health services, Medicines, Prisons, Sexual and reproductive health
Human Rights: Freedom from torture and cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment
Facts:

The Appellant, Ophelia Azriel De’lonta (born Michael A. Stokes), a Virginia inmate suffering from gender identity disorder (GID) (also known as gender dysphoria or transsexualism), brought suit against the Respondents, the Director of and doctors at the Virginia Department of Corrections (VDOC), alleging that they inflicted cruel and unusual punishment on her, in violation of …Read more

Tags: Access to drugs, Access to health care, Access to medicines, Access to treatment, Detention, Gender identity, Hormone therapy, Imprisonment, Incarceration, Inmate, Intersex, Jail, Pharmaceuticals, Secondary care, Sex reassignment, Tertiary care, Torture, 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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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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X, Y and Z v. United Kingdom

Country: United Kingdom
Year: 1997
Court: European Court of Human Rights
Citation: App. No. 21830/93, 24 Eur. H.R. Rep. 143 (1997).
Health Topics: Child and adolescent health, Health care and health services, Sexual and reproductive health
Human Rights: Freedom from discrimination, Right to family life, Right to privacy
Facts:

Applicants X, Y and Z were all British nationals. X is a transsexual who has undergone gender reassignment surgery to become a man. He has lived with Y, as her male partner, since 1979. The couple applied jointly for, and was granted treatment by AID to allow Y to have a child Z. X was …Read more

Tags: Assisted reproductive technology, Childbirth, Children, Gender identity, Gender identity disorder, Gender reassignment, Homosexual, Hormone therapy, Intersex, LGBTI, Minor, Pregnancy, Queer, Sex reassignment, Sexual orientation, Transgender, Transsexual
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B v. France

Country: France
Year: 1992
Court: The European Court of Human Rights
Citation: Application No. 57/1990/248/319
Health Topics: Health care and health services, Hospitals, Mental health, Sexual and reproductive health
Human Rights: Right to family life
Facts:

The applicant’s (B) gender was registered with the civil status registrar as male. Right from an early age, the applicant adopted female behavior and was considered a girl by her siblings. She completed her military service in Algeria and moved to Paris, working in a cabaret. She was treated in a hospital for a month …Read more

Tags: Clinics, Depression, Health facilities, Hormone therapy, Primary care, Private hospitals, Sex reassignment, Transgender, Transsexual
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