Court: Turkey wrong to refuse transsexual’s gender reassignment surgery wish

Judges say Turkey’s refusal to allow a transsexual to have access to gender reassignment surgery breached human rights law.

Turkey: Court judgement to spotlight right to gender reassignment surgery

Tomorrow, Turkish authorities’ reaction to a transsexual’s request for gender reassignment surgery, will be under the human rights spotlight.

Court judgement on Finnish transsexual’s human rights protest

The case concerned the complaint of a male-to-female transsexual that she could only obtain full official recognition of her new gender by having her marriage turned into a civil partnership.

Lithuania: Assembly rapporteur urges parliament to reject LGBT rights demo fines

A Lithuanian proposal to impose fines on public demonstrations in support of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people’s rights, has been declared an “unacceptable breach of human rights.”

Croatia: Muižnieks warns against LGBT discrimination

Human rights commissioner Nils Muižnieks has urged Croatia to avoid any action that may discriminate against the country’s lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people.