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Thursday, January 31, 2013

Swedish Court Overturns Law Forcing Sterilization On Transgender People Seeking a Legal Change of Sex

Time:  Transgender People in Sweden No Longer Face Forced Sterilization, by Rebecca Nelson:

Until late last week one of Europe’s most progressive nations had one of the continent’s most repressive policies on transgender people. Swedish law had required all transgender people to undergo sterilization if they want to legally change their sex. In a Dec. 19 decision, the Stockholm Administrative Court of Appeal overturned the law, declaring it unconstitutional. . . .

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