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Sex reassignment surgery is now legal in the United Arab Emirates

Transgender people can now get legal sex reassignment surgery in the United Arab Emirates. The government has passed Federal Decree No 4, a series of changes to reduce doctors’ criminal liability. Under the new law, doctors can perform sex reassignment surgery as long as the patient shows they are suffering from gender dysphoria. The law

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Council of Europe criticizes Lithuania over failure to address gender reassignment

The Council of Europe has warned Lithuania over its failure to adopt laws that would allow gender reassignment surgeries. This week the Council of Europe’s Committee of Ministers, which monitors the implementation of rulings of the Strasbourg-based European Court of Human Rights, applied the so-called “enhanced supervision procedure” for Lithuania. The decision was taken after all earlier

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New Russian bill will control sex reassignment surgeries

A bill aimed at controlling plastic surgery, including sex reassignment surgery (SRS), was developed by members of Russian Communist Party, Nezavisimaya Gazeta reports. The authors call for the creation of a registry of people who changed their appearance, including perceived gender, and other parts of the body. The registry may contain photos of the person before and