By a decision of 10 October 2017, delivered 8 November 2017, the German Federal Constitutional Court has ordered the legislature to end sex/gender-registration at all or (alternatively) to enable the registration of another positive designation of a gender that is not male or female.
The European and Inter-American Courts
Centre of European Law,
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King's College London
Friday, 7 July 2017 from 09:30 to 19:00 (BST)
London, United Kingdom
The trend of legal recognition for gay and lesbian couples is broadening. More and more rights are becoming available to same-sex partners – in more and more European countries. Leiden Law School and French Institute for Demographic Studies published detailed database and comparative analysis.
As of tomorrow, 1 April 2017, registered partnerships in Austria will be concluded at the same place as marriages: in the wedding-halls of the civil registry offices ("Standesamt"). At the same time the European Court of Human Rights ruled that Austria has to pay compensation for the segregation.