"As long as section 66 is in force the appellants will continue to live in uncertainty, misery, and indignity. Therefore, section 66 is unconstitutional and void."
"These are the orders that will make the applicant ... complete as a human being."
South African Artist Brings Her Collaborative Portraits Of Trans People To The Americas For The First Time
"We change each other['s] lives with our stories. ... If you offer to draw somebody, they feel very honored and they interpret as a mark of respect."
Trans people can be forced to terminate marriages in order to legally change their gender, the court held.
New legislation removes requirements for a diagnosis of "gender identity disorder" and forced sterilization for those seeking to change their gender on legal documents.
"They will be sentenced to a male prison, heads shaved, psychological impact is high!"
”We’re challenging the constitutionality of state Sharia law, which has never been done before.”
Some report being arrested more than 20 times under laws that will be challenged in an appeals court next week.
"This is a ray of hope," says one Indian transgender activist.
"We ... hold that values of privacy, self-identity, autonomy and personal integrity are fundamental rights guaranteed to members of the transgender community," the two-judge panel ruled.
Transgender people in the Netherlands will no longer be required to be sterilized or undergo surgery in order to change their gender identity on official documents.