Gender identity

Gender Recognition With a Price: Q & Tse Henry Edward v Commissioner of Registration

Gender Recognition With a Price: Q & Tse Henry Edward v Commissioner of Registration

Image description: A group of people walking under a rainbow flag. The Hong Kong Court of Appeal recently delivered a judgment reaffirming full sex reassignment surgery (“SRS”) as a prerequisite...
Advancing Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Equality Through CEDAW

Advancing Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Equality Through CEDAW

Women’s enjoyment of their human rights is inextricably informed and shaped in important ways by their sexual orientation and gender identity. Yet the equality of lesbian, bisexual, queer and trans...
Do Not Thwart Women’s Employment, Facilitate It: Indian Supreme Court Strikes Down Arbitrary Gender-Based Restrictions to Restaurant Orchestras

Do Not Thwart Women’s Employment, Facilitate It: Indian Supreme Court Strikes Down Arbitrary Gender-Based Restrictions to Restaurant Orchestras

Image description: A group of women, many of whom are smiling or laughing. The Indian Supreme Court recently delivered a pathbreaking judgment reminding the State of its obligation to facilitate...
Y v. Poland: Trans Rights and Strasbourg’s Search for a Proper Discrimination Theory

Y v. Poland: Trans Rights and Strasbourg’s Search for a Proper Discrimination Theory

Image Description: Seven small Trans rights flags erected on grass. There are flowers growing in the background. On 17.2.22 the ECtHR passed judgment in another trans-rights case, finding that the...
The Need for Anti-Discrimination Laws in the Private Sector for the LGBTQ Community in India

The Need for Anti-Discrimination Laws in the Private Sector for the LGBTQ Community in India

Image description: A person holding a poster saying ‘protect LGBTQ workers now’. In 2018, the Supreme Court of India delivered a historic judgement in Navtej Singh Johar v. UOI, which...
ARTS Bill: A Setback to Procreational Rights of the Queer Community in India?

ARTS Bill: A Setback to Procreational Rights of the Queer Community in India?

Image description: Several people gathered on either side of a Pride (rainbow) flag. First approved by the Union Cabinet in 2020, the Assisted Reproductive Technology (Regulation) Bill was passed in...

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