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October 2012

StarEleven trans arrested in Kuwait News item summary KW 30 OCT

StarTasmanian intersex discrimination plans hailed as 'world first' News item summary AU (TAS) 21 OCT
• Bill 45: Anti-Discrimination Amendment Act 2012 PDF 344.73kb, 24 SEP 12

StarBC funds phalloplasty for trans men News item summary CA (BC) 19 OCT

StarCourt rejects transgender rape acquittal News item summary SE 16 OCT

StarMalaysian Court Rejects Challenge to Cross-Dressing Ban News item summary MY 11 OCT
• EqualRightsTrust: The Equal Rights Trust Legal Brief For Kanalesingam PDF 488.74kb, 06 JUL 12

StarOntario alters gender-change rules News item summary CA (ON) 09 OCT

StarCourt of Appeal dismisses application by transsexual for MyKad change News item summary MY 05 OCT

StarCourt notice to Centre, States on transgender issue News item summary IN 02 OCT

November 2012

StarTransgender father-of-three wins right to help raise his girls after lengthy custody battle News item summary AU (NSW) 30 NOV
• Judgment: Parer & Taub (No. 2) [2012] FMCAfam 1250 (19 November 2012)

StarA Bill, Prohibiting Gender Reassignment, Proposed to the Agenda of the New Parliament News item summary LT 29 NOV

StarMaine Judge: No Unlawful Discrimination in Transgender Girl's Case News item summary US (ME) 24 NOV
• Decision and Order: John Doe and Jane Doe as parents and next friend of Susan Doe and Maine Human Rights Commission v. Kelly Clency et al Docket No. CV-09-201 WRA PDF 1.32MB, 20 NOV 12

StarILGA-Europe applauds the inclusion of gender identity in Eurobarometer 2012 News item summary CY 22 NOV
• European Commission: Special Eurobarometer - Discrimination in the EU 2012 PDF 6.14MB, 22 NOV 12

StarUN Draft Resolution Against Extrajudicial Executions Includes Gender Identity News item summary US (NY) 21 NOV
• UN Press Release: General Assembly will condemn in the strongest terms use of extrajudicial executions, demand states end practice, under terms of text approved by Third Committee GA/SHC/4059 20 NOV 12

StarOklahoma appeals court orders name change in transgender case News item summary US (OK) 20 NOV
• Opinion: In the Matter of the Application of Steven Charles Harvey to Change His Name No. 110,048 PDF 186.59kb, 20 NOV 12

StarTrans legislation imminent on Day of Remembrance News item summary CA (ON) 20 NOV

StarNova Scotia set to further protect trans rights News item summary CA (NS) 20 NOV

StarJudge suspends gender reassignment order for trans woman prisoner News item summary US (MA) 20 NOV

StarSyracuse adds protections based on gender identity to 'Fair Practices Law' News item summary US (NY) 19 NOV
• Draft Law: A Local Law of the City of Syracuse amending the Syracuse Fair Practices Law to extend protections to persons based on gender identity and/or gender expression PDF 87.76kb, 15 NOV 12

StarThe Impact of H. v. Finland: Law invalidating post-operative transsexual marriage upheld News item summary FI 14 NOV
• Judgment: Case of H. v. Finland 13 NOV 12

StarSan Francisco Offers Transgender Health Care As Part Of City's Universal Health Care Plan News item summary US (CA) 08 NOV

StarTokyo court rejects family registry suit by man with GID News item summary JP 03 NOV

December 2012

StarJudge approves legal fees for trans woman prisoner, denies personal costs News item summary US (MA) 20 DEC

StarTransgender New Zealand woman to go to men's prison News item summary NZ 20 DEC

StarTrans/intersex passports policy becomes official News item summary NZ 05 DEC
• Passports NZ: Information about Changing Sex / Gender Identity

StarBeing transgender no longer a 'mental disorder': APA News item summary US (VA) 04 DEC

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July 2012

StarAgreement reached on Illinois policy for issuing new birth certificates for transgender individuals US (IL) 30 JUL

StarTransgender Alaskans can change sex on licenses easier under new DMV rule US (AK) 26 JUL

StarColombian transexual denied asylum in Spain ES 20 JUL

StarLithuania proposes anti-trans law LT 19 JUL

StarNew protocol puts more power in the hands of Scottish trans people UK 18 JUL

StarFrance outlaws transgender bigotry FR 13 JUL

StarImproving Legal Recognition of Gender Diversity in the ACT AU (ACT) 09 JUL

StarAustralian Capital Territory bid to remove surgery requirement for trans recognition AU (ACT) 08 JUL

StarTransgender woman appeals rape acquittal SE 06 JUL

August 2012

StarMalaysia: Court case challenges trans "discrimination" law MY 31 AUG

StarElectoral Commission makes it easy for first-time transgenders to vote IN 21 AUG

StarPensions for the transgender community in Tamil Nadu IN 13 AUG

September 2012

StarDenmark to reconsider transgender refugee DK 20 SEP

StarJudge: Transsexual inmate should recoup legal fees US (MA) 17 SEP
• Memorandum and Order: Michelle L Kosilek v. Luis S Spencer No. 00-12455-MLW PDF 26.36kb, 16 SEP 12

StarOklahoma judge refuses to let men planning sex-change operations have feminine names US (OK) 16 SEP

StarNo Relief for Mom Who Labeled Kid Transgender US (KY) 12 SEP
• Opinion Affirming: Linda Williams v. David Frymire No. 2011-CA-001568-ME PDF 143.71kb, 31 AUG 12

StarTranssexuals have right to breasts DE 11 SEP

StarThe first trans-gender legally recognized in Vietnam VN 08 SEP

StarFederal judge orders Massachusetts to pay for killer's sex change US (MA) 05 SEP
USDC: Michelle L Kosilek v. Luis S Spencer CA No 00-12455-MLW PDF 237.51kb, 04 SEP 12

StarIn a legal first, a trans woman who was convicted of public indecency has her sentence altered UK 02 SEP

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April 2012

StarAlaska DMV Must Allow Sex Designation Change US (AK) 25 APR

StarGovernment says transgender people protected under law US (DC) 14 APR

StarOntario trans rights decision makes Canadian history CA (ON) 16 APR

StarVictory for transgender immigration documents and marriage benefits US (DC) 14 APR

StarLAPD to house transgender arrestees in separate section US (CA) 12 APR

StarCourt rules Minnesota DOMA doesn't apply to some transgender marriages US (MN) 03 APR

May 2012

StarChile to cover sex change operations CL 25 MAY

StarThird gender finally recognized in Nepal NP 24 MAY

StarOntario trans rights bill gets all-party support CA (ON) 11 MAY

StarArgentina makes sex-change surgery a legal right AR 09 MAY

StarTransgender protection bill passes Assembly US (NY) 07 MAY

StarGLAD Publishes Groundbreaking Transgender Family Law Book US (MA) 03 MAY

June 2012

StarOntario amends Human Rights Code to extend protections to transgender people CA (ON) 13 JUN

StarEuropean Commission publishes new report on trans and intersex discrimination EU 11 JUN

StarAlberta reinstates funding for gender reassignment surgery CA (AB) 08 JUN

StarIntersex fight for change AU 07 JUN

StarArgentina's gender ID law takes effect AR 04 JUN

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January 2012

StarCanada Screws Up Royally and Refuses to Let Transgender People Fly CA 30 JAN

StarPakistanís transexuals celebrate right to vote PK 26 JAN

StarSterilization law stays on Swedish books SE 12 JAN

February 2012

StarWoman born a man enters civil partnership with female IE 27 FEB

StarTransgender bill passes through Council US (MD) 21 FEB

StarChristian Democrats u-turn on Swedish trans sterilization SE 18 FEB

StarFamily appeals for child's right to change sex AU 10 FEB

StarTranssexual child could be sent to mental ward DE 10 FEB

March 2012

StarFirst trans twins in China CN 28 MAR

StarJudge criticises New York City over birth certificate change for trans man US (NY) 26 MAR

StarTrans child committed to mental institution DE 26 MAR

StarSupreme Court Won't Consider Wisconsin Antitransgender Law US (DC) 26 MAR

StarPolicy Clarified for Vets Changing Gender Markers US (DC) 05 MAR

StarLithuania ignores UN Human Rights Council recommendations on LGBT rights LT 02 MAR

StarTop court to hear transgender case HK 01 MAR

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