If the High Administrative Court rules in their favour on December 31 it means they will be eligible to undergo a sex change
operation abroad, and legally change their name and gender.
As 21- year- old Assamese youth Bidhan Barua prepares to put his manhood under the scalpel and surgically metamorphose into a cutesy woman, Bollywood's famous transvestite actor Bobby Darling advised him to stay away from the irreversible sex change
operation -- at least for the time being.
operations have normally been conducted on those with some male and some female characteristics.
On October 12, the Uruguayan Parliament unanimously approved new legislation, which allows individuals to have sex change
operations at the age of 18, and to legally change their name and gender on all legal documents to include those related to marriage and travel.
But a survey of more than 1000 GPs and hospital doctors last year showed 84 per cent believed the NHS should NOT have to pay for sex changes
Six people who have undergone sex change
operations have demanded courts allow them to register their new genders on their family registers and thus official documents, one of them said Thursday.
A female teacher at a Midland Catholic school is to undergo a sex change
operation in what is believed to be the first case of its kind in Britain.
A report on the Japan's first legal sex change
operation, begun at the Saitama Medical College last Friday, will also be given at the symposium.
Ms Janahi, who is the only Arab lawyer specialising in transsexual cases in the region, has already gone to the High Civil Court on behalf of two other Bahraini women seeking sex changes
Fresh Meat star Zawe Ashton has the backing of the Radio Times but BBC sources say she's unlikely as it would be too difficult for parents to explain the sex change
to their children.
However, significant social, personal and occupational issues may result from surgical sex changes
and the patient may require psychotherapy or counselling
The decision will leave only Ireland, Andorra and Albania refusing to recognise sex changes
as legally valid.