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,
The Dickson Poon School of Law,
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.
Today the Court has found a violation in a case concerning three transgender persons of French nationality who wished to change the entries concerning their sex and their forenames on their birth certificates, and who were not allowed to so do by the courts in the respondent State.