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October 2013

StarParents Can Pick Babies' Gender on Birth Certificates News item summary DE 31 OCT

StarMecklenburg commissioners vote to add transgender protections News item summary US (NC) 16 OCT

November 2013

StarACT welcomes historic changes on trans and intersex documentation News item summary AU (ACT) 29 NOV
• Bill: Births, Deaths and Marriages Registration Amendment Bill 201 PDF 78.57kb, 28 NOV 13

StarTexas county adopts sweeping policy to protect LGBT inmates News item summary US (TX) 14 NOV

StarBangladesh: Third gender hijra to be recognised in official documents News item summary BD 12 NOV

StarAnti-LGBT groups acquire enough signatures to repeal California law protecting transgender students News item summary US (CA) 11 NOV

StarEcuadorian Judge Cites Biblical Scriptures in Ruling Against Transsexual Man Seeking to Change Gender Preference News item summary EC 11 NOV

December 2013

StarConnecticut Becomes Fifth State to Require Transgender Medical Coverage News item summary US (CT) 31 DEC
• Connecticut Insurance Department: Gender Identity Nondiscrimination Requirements Bulletin 1C-37 PDF 1.49MB, 20 DEC 13

StarCourt: Indiana gay marriage ban cannot invalidate marriages of transgender spouses News item summary US (IN) 23 DEC
• Opinion: In Re the Marriage of Melanie Davis and Angela Summers No. 53A01-1305-DR-221 PDF 224.21kb, 20 DEC 13

StarNew Jersey Senate Passes Transgender Birth Certificate Bill News item summary US (NJ) 21 DEC

StarThe Netherlands Passes Landmark Gender Identity Law News item summary NL 18 DEC

StarNew Jersey Senate panel approves trans and intersex birth certificate bill News item summary US (NJ) 14 DEC

StarTransgender man recognized as father News item summary JP 12 DEC

StarTaiwan to allow legal gender changes without transitioning News item summary TW 09 DEC

July 2013

StarUnited States Reaches Agreement with Arcadia, California, School District to Resolve Sex Discrimination Allegations News item summary US (CA) 24 JUL

StarGender Discrimination to removed from Medicare News item summary AU (FED) 24 JUL

StarInvestigation Concludes Government Agency Discriminated Against Transgender Job Applicant News item summary US (DC) 16 JUL
• Decision: Mia M Macy v. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives ATF-2011-00751 PDF 2.70MB, 08 JUL 13

StarSame-sex transgender couple plan to sue over revoked marriage license in Taiwan News item summary TW 12 JUL

StarD.C. Council Unanimously Passes Birth-Certificate Bill News item summary US (DC) 06 JUL

StarCalifornia passes transgender school participation bill News item summary US (CA) 05 JUL

August 2013

StarInmate one step closer to getting Virginia to shell out $20k for her sex-change operation News item summary US (VA) 28 AUG
• Memorandum Opinion: Ophelia Azreil De'Lonta v. Harold W Clarke et. al. No. 11-cv-00257 PDF 313.58kb, 28 AUG 13

StarFlorida county adopts trans ordinance News item summary US (FL) 21 AUG

StarGermany will soon be the first European country to have three gender options on a birth certificate News item summary DE 17 AUG

StarPeak Australian Family Court Rules on Teenage Gender Identity TreatmentNews item summary AU (QLD) 08 AUG
• Judgment: Re: Jamie [2013] FamCAFC 110 PDF 322.73kb, 31 JUL 13

StarAustralia: Court allows trans teenagers to undergo hormone therapy News item summary AU (QLD) 08 AUG
• Judgment: Re: Sam and Terry (Gender Dysphoria) [2013] FamCA 563 PDF 193.70kb, 31 JUL 13

StarTaiwan: same-sex transgender marriage can stay News item summary TW 07 AUG

StarCourt authorisation no longer needed for treatment of trans youth News item summary AU (NSW) 06 AUG
• Judgment: Re: Lucy (Gender Dysphoria) [2013] FamCA 518 PDF 194.70kb, 12 JUL 13

StarTranssexuals can change sex without surgery in Italy News item summary IT 06 AUG
• Judgment: NC born in XX/XX/196X XX C.F. XX n. 1027/2012 (in Italian) PDF 28.20kb, 05 AUG 13

September 2013

StarArgentine child allowed sex change on official documents News item summary AR 27 SEP

StarVancouver passes gender-neutral washrooms in public buildings News item summary CA (BC) 25 SEP

StarIsraeli Transgender Mom Recognized as Child's 'Father' in Same-Sex First News item summary IL 16 SEP

StarSupreme Court rules leniency for transgender prisoner News item summary IL 15 SEP

StarTransgender man denied legal claims to his son News item summary JP 14 SEP

StarAmerican Bar Association Publishes Legal Guide for Trans People News item summary US (IL) 11 SEP

StarTransgender Man Gives Birth In Germany, Birth Certificate Doesn't List A Mother News item summary DE 10 SEP

StarAustralian court allows two teens to switch genders News item summary AU 09 SEP
• Orders: Sam and Terry (Gender Dysphoria) [2013] FamCA 563, 31 JUL

StarGuyana judge clarifies rule against cross-dressing News item summary GY 09 SEP

StarCalifornia Legislature Passes Trans Birth Certificate Bill News item summary US (CA) 07 SEP

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April 2013

StarInsurers in Vermont Will Now Cover Gender Reassignment Surgery News item summary US (VT) 30 APR
• Insurance Bulletin No. 174: Guidance Regarding Prohibited Discrimination on the Basis of Gender Identity … 22 APR 13

StarIdaho Revises Requirements for Gender Markers on Driver's Licenses News item summary US (ID) 24 APR

StarGovernor Inslee signs gender-neutral language bill News item summary US (WA) 22 APR

StarSweden Adopts a Gender-Neutral Pronoun News item summary SE 22 APR

StarSex Change Didn't 'Magically Dissolve' Marriage News item summary US (MI) 19 APR
• Opinion: In re Estate of Devon Pearl Burnett No 309640 PDF 30.63kb, 16 APR 13

StarTransgender identity bill passed by California Assembly panel News item summary US (CA) 16 APR

StarCalifornia Bans Health Insurance Discrimination Against Trans Patients News item summary US (CA) 10 APR

StarTransgender woman wins legal right to marry after government drops case News item summary MT 03 APR

May 2013

StarSexless activist wins appeals verdict to recognize third sex in Australian state News item summary AU (NSW) 31 MAY
• Judgment: Norrie v NSW Registrar of Births, Deaths and Marriages [2013] NSWCA 145 PDF 342.92kb, 31 MAY 13

StarGovernor signs transgender hate crimes bill into law News item summary US (NV) 21 MAY

StarPentagon recognizes transgender service members for first time in 'symbolic' move for LGBT community News item summary US (DC) 16 MAY

StarAnti-trans marriage law gains Senate approval News item summary US (TX) 16 MAY
• Bill SB 1218 Relating to the proof of an applicant's identity and age required for the issuance of a marriage license 06 MAR 13

StarLandmark case for intersex rights: parents sue over surgery News item summary US (SC) 15 MAY
• Summons: M.C. v. Medical University of South Carolina 2013CP400-2877 PDF 2.64MB, 14 MAY 13
• Complaint: M.C. v. Aaronson 2:13-cv-01303-DCN PDF 193.98kb, 14 MAY 13

StarHong Kong transgender woman wins right to marry News item summary HK 13 MAY
• Judgment: W v. Registrar of Marriages FACV No. 4 of 2012 Word 135.0kb, 13 MAY 13

Star'Impersonating a woman' decriminalized in Samoa News item summary WS 02 MAY
Crimes Act 2013 PDF 561.76kb, 26 APR 13

June 2013

StarTransgender 6-year-old wins civil rights case to use girls' bathroom News item summary US (CO) 23 JUN
• Determination: Coy Mathis v. Fountain-Fort Carson School District 8 P20130034X PDF 2.53MB, 17 JUN 13

StarSecond Kenyan transgender wins case News item summary KE 20 JUN

StarDelaware Governor Jack Markell signs transgender rights bill into law News item summary US (DE) 20 JUN

StarAustralia Includes 'Intersex' On New Gender Guidelines News item summary AU (FED) 14 JUN

StarTransgender advocates applaud new Social Security policy News item summary US (DC) 14 JUN

StarNepal recognises transgender passports News item summary NP 11 JUN

StarArizona Bill Targeting Transgender Protections Dropped News item summary US (AZ) 08 JUN

StarDelaware Senate approves transgender rights bill News item summary US (DE) 07 JUN

StarConstitutional Court Reserves Judgment in Guyana Cross Dressing Case News item summary GY 06 JUN

January 2013

StarOphelia De'lonta, Virginia Inmate Serving 73 Years For Bank Robbery, Can Pursue Sex Change Lawsuit Against State News item summary US (VA) 29 JAN 13

StarVietnamese intersex woman 'deeply shocked' at decision to revoke gender recognition News item summary VN 28 JAN

StarNepal introduces gender neutral citizenship documents News item summary NP 22 JAN

StarVictory For Transgender Privacy: TSA Abandons 'Nude' Body Scanners News item summary US 18 JAN

StarOregon, California, Require Transgender Health Coverage News item summary US (CA), (OR) 12 JAN

StarSweden ends forced sterilization of trans News item summary SE 11 JAN

StarOregon bans anti-trans health care discrimination News item summary US (OR) 08 JAN

StarArizona ban hampers transgender's divorce News item summary US (AZ) 01 JAN

February 2013

StarTransgender woman to sue Irish state over birth certificate delay News item summary IE 27 FEB

StarVietnamese government halts reversal of gender recognition News item summary VN 22 FEB

StarD.C. Council Introduces Bill Protecting Transgender Identities News item summary US (DC) 19 FEB

StarHousing association refuse to relocate trans woman away from phobic neighbours and say it is 'lifestyle choice' News item summary UK 01 FEB

March 2013

StarTransgender man told he cannot divorce wife News item summary US (AZ) 29 MAR

StarArizona Transgender Bathroom Bill Reconsidered By Lawmakers News item summary US (AZ) 27 MAR
Proposed House of Representatives Amendments to S.B. 1045 25 MAR 13

StarNevada Senate approves penalties for transgender crimes News item summary US (NV) 21 MAR

StarCanada House passes transgender bill News item summary CA 21 MAR

StarGenital surgery no longer required for transgenders to change legal gender status: Korean court News item summary KR 18 MAR

StarPrivate Club Fined for Transgender Discrimination News item summary US (OH) 11 MAR

StarGender identity included in hate crime law in Greece News item summary GR 08 MAR

StarMan 'guilty' of fraud for not telling girlfriend he was trans News item summary UK 07 MAR

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