gender recognition

Mexico's top court says new birth certificate must be issued after sex change

 Mexico’s Supreme Court asked the state of Jalisco on Wednesday to grant a new birth certificate to a resident there to reflect the fact the person changed their sex and name, another step toward equal rights in the socially conservative country.

India: Revered yet rejected, India's trans women seek their place in parliament

When Sneha Kale filed her nomination as a candidate for India’s general election this week, she was with a lone supporter - a stark contrast to the cheering crowds and camera crews that usually accompany politicians in the world’s biggest democracy.

US: HRC Releases Annual State Equality Index Ratings for 2018

HRC Foundation and the Equality Federation Institute released their 5th annual State Equality Index (SEI), a comprehensive report detailing statewide laws and policies that affect LGBTQ people and their families, and assessing how well states are protecting LGBTQ people from discrimination.

US: The Administration Is Trying to Make It Easier for Doctors to Deny Care to LGBTQ People

Health-care providers would be able to refuse to provide treatment, referrals, or assistance with procedures if these activities would violate their stated religious or moral convictions.