What rights don’t trans people have?

A list of the rights that trans people are missing in order to be equal to cis people around the world.

This is a live document and is not exhaustive. If you know of a right missing in your country, or you have an article to back up one mentioned (even if it already has a source), please comment below or contact me on Twitter.

(Please note: So far I have only done Europe, Central Asia, the USA, and some of Africa. I haven’t even attempted to research most of the Americas, East Asia, South Asia, or most of Africa yet.)

Afghanistan

  • No legal right to exist at all (death penalty) [source]

Albania

  • No legal gender recognition at all [source]
  • No legal name change at all [source]
  • No legal protection against healthcare discrimination [source]
  • No legal protection against gender expression discrimination [source]
  • No ban on conversion therapy [source]
  • No legal parenthood recognition [source]
  • No legal right to serve in the military [source][source]

Algeria

Andorra

  • No legal gender recognition at all [source]
  • No legal name change at all [source]
  • No hate crime law [source]
  • No ban on conversion therapy [source]
  • No legal parenthood recognition [source]
  • No legal right to serve in the military [source][source]

Angola

  • No legal gender recognition at all (complicated, ambiguous) [source][source]
  • No legal right to serve in the military [source][source]
  • No practical access to trans healthcare [source]
  • No ban on conversion therapy [source]

Armenia

  • No legal gender recognition at all [source]
  • No hate crime law [source]
  • No legal protection against employment discrimination [source]
  • No legal protection against healthcare discrimination [source]
  • No legal protection against education discrimination [source]
  • No legal protection against goods and services discrimination [source]
  • No legal protection against housing discrimination [source]
  • No legal protection against gender expression discrimination [source]
  • No ban on conversion therapy [source]
  • No legal parenthood recognition [source]
  • No legal right to serve in the military [source][source]

Australia

  • No practical access to trans healthcare [source]

Australian Capital Territory

New South Wales and Norfolk Island

  • No legal gender recognition without compulsory surgery [source]
  • No ban on conversion therapy [source]

Northern Territory

  • No legal gender recognition without medical intervention [source]
  • No ban on conversion therapy [source]

Queensland

  • No legal gender recognition without compulsory surgery [source]

South Australia

  • No ban on conversion therapy [source]

Tasmania

  • No ban on conversion therapy [source]

Victoria

  • No ban on conversion therapy [source]

Western Australia

  • No ban on conversion therapy [source]

Austria

  • No legal gender recognition without mental health diagnosis [source]
  • No hate crime law [source]
  • No legal protection against healthcare discrimination [source]
  • No legal protection against education discrimination [source]
  • No legal protection against gender expression discrimination [source]
  • No ban on conversion therapy [source]
  • No legal parenthood recognition [source]

Azerbaijan

  • No legal gender recognition at all [source]
  • No legal name change at all [source]
  • No hate crime law [source]
  • No legal protection against employment discrimination [source]
  • No legal protection against healthcare discrimination [source]
  • No legal protection against education discrimination [source]
  • No legal protection against goods and services discrimination [source]
  • No legal protection against housing discrimination [source]
  • No legal protection against gender expression discrimination [source]
  • No ban on conversion therapy [source]
  • No legal parenthood recognition [source]
  • No legal right to serve in the military [source][source]

Belarus

  • No legal gender recognition without mental health diagnosis [source]
  • No legal gender recognition without compulsory divorce [source]
  • No hate crime law [source]
  • No legal protection against employment discrimination [source]
  • No legal protection against healthcare discrimination [source]
  • No legal protection against education discrimination [source]
  • No legal protection against goods and services discrimination [source]
  • No legal protection against housing discrimination [source]
  • No legal protection against gender expression discrimination [source]
  • No ban on conversion therapy [source]
  • No legal parenthood recognition [source]
  • No legal right to serve in the military [source][source]

Belgium

  • No hate crime law [source]
  • No ban on conversion therapy [source]

Bosnia & Herzegovina

  • No legal gender recognition without forced sterilisation [source]
  • No legal gender recognition without mental health diagnosis [source]
  • No legal gender recognition without compulsory divorce [source]
  • No legal gender recognition without compulsory surgery [source]
  • No legal protection against housing discrimination [source]
  • No ban on conversion therapy [source]
  • No parenthood recognition [source]
  • No legal right to serve in the military [source][source]

Botswana

  • No ban on conversion therapy [source]
  • No legal right to serve in the military [source][source]
  • No practical access to trans healthcare [source]

Brunei

  • No right to exist at all (death penalty) [source]

Bulgaria

  • No legal gender recognition at all [source]
  • No legal name change at all [source]
  • No hate crime law [source]
  • No ban on conversion therapy [source]
  • No parenthood recognition [source]
  • No legal right to serve in the military [source][source]

Cambodia

  • No legal gender recognition at all [source][source]
  • No legal protection against employment discrimination [source]
  • No legal protection against healthcare discrimination [source]
  • No legal protection against education discrimination [source]
  • No legal protection against goods and services discrimination [source]
  • No legal protection against housing discrimination [source]
  • No legal protection against gender expression discrimination [source]
  • No legal right to serve in the military [source][source]
  • No ban on conversion therapy [source]
  • No hate crime law [source]
  • No practical access to trans healthcare [source]
  • No regulation on healthcare [source]

Canada

  • No legal right to donate blood [source]
  • No ban on conversion therapy [source]

China

  • No legal gender recognition without compulsory surgery [source]
  • No legal right to serve in the military [source][source][source]

Croatia

  • No legal name change at all [source]
  • No legal gender recognition without mental health diagnosis [source]
  • No legal gender recognition without compulsory divorce [source]
  • No ban on conversion therapy [source]
  • No parenthood recognition [source]
  • No legal right to serve in the military [source][source]

Cyprus

  • No legal gender recognition without forced sterilisation [source]
  • No legal gender recognition without mental health diagnosis [source]
  • No legal gender recognition without compulsory divorce [source]
  • No legal gender recognition without compulsory surgery [source]
  • No hate crime law [source]
  • No legal protection against employment discrimination [source]
  • No legal protection against healthcare discrimination [source]
  • No legal protection against education discrimination [source]
  • No legal protection against goods and services discrimination [source]
  • No legal protection against housing discrimination [source]
  • No legal protection against gender expression discrimination [source]
  • No ban on conversion therapy [source]
  • No parenthood recognition [source]
  • No legal right to serve in the military [source][source]

Czechia

  • No legal gender recognition without forced sterilisation [source]
  • No legal gender recognition without mental health diagnosis [source]
  • No legal gender recognition without compulsory divorce [source]
  • No legal gender recognition without compulsory surgery [source]
  • No hate crime law [source]
  • No legal protection against gender expression discrimination [source]
  • No ban on conversion therapy [source]
  • No parenthood recognition [source]

Denmark

  • No hate crime law [source]
  • No legal protection against healthcare discrimination [source]
  • No legal protection against education discrimination [source]
  • No ban on conversion therapy [source]
  • No parenthood recognition [source]

Estonia

  • No legal gender recognition without mental health diagnosis [source]
  • No hate crime law [source]
  • No legal protection against gender expression discrimination [source]
  • No ban on conversion therapy [source]
  • No parenthood recognition [source]

Finland

  • No legal gender recognition without forced sterilisation [source]
  • No legal gender recognition without mental health diagnosis [source]
  • No ban on conversion therapy [source]
  • No parenthood recognition [source]

France

  • No legal protection against gender expression discrimination [source]
  • No ban on conversion therapy [source]
  • No parenthood recognition [source]

Germany

  • No legal gender recognition without mental health diagnosis [source]
  • No hate crime law [source]
  • No legal protection against gender expression discrimination [source]
  • No legal parenthood recognition [source]

Some provinces (FIXME which?)

  • No legal protection against education discrimination [source]

Georgia

  • No legal gender recognition without forced sterilisation [source]
  • No legal gender recognition without mental health diagnosis [source]
  • No legal gender recognition without compulsory surgery [source]
  • No ban on conversion therapy [source]
  • No parenthood recognition [source]
  • No legal right to serve in the military [source][source]

Greece

  • No legal gender recognition without compulsory divorce [source]
  • No legal protection against healthcare discrimination [source]
  • No legal protection against education discrimination [source]
  • No legal protection against housing discrimination [source]
  • No legal protection against gender expression discrimination [source]
  • No ban on conversion therapy [source]
  • No parenthood recognition [source]
  • No legal right to serve in the military [source][source]

Honduras

  • No legal gender recognition at all [source]
  • No legal right to serve in the military [source][source]
  • No ban on conversion therapy [source]

Hungary

  • No legal gender recognition at all [source]
  • No legal name change at all [source]
  • No legal protection against housing discrimination [source]
  • No legal protection against gender expression discrimination [source]
  • No ban on conversion therapy [source]
  • No parenthood recognition [source]
  • No legal right to serve in the military [source][source]

Iceland

  • No hate crime law [source]
  • No legal protection against healthcare discrimination [source]
  • No legal protection against education discrimination [source]
  • No legal protection against housing discrimination [source]
  • No legal protection against gender expression discrimination [source]
  • No ban on conversion therapy [source]
  • No parenthood recognition [source]
  • No legal right to serve in the military [source][source]

Indonesia

  • No right to exist at all (prison and corporal punishment) [source]

Iran

  • No legal recognition of trans people at all [source]
  • No right to exist without compulsory surgery (inconsistent, death penalty for trans women, corporal punishment for trans men) [source]
  • No legal protection against employment discrimination [source]
  • No legal protection against healthcare discrimination [source]
  • No legal protection against education discrimination [source]
  • No legal protection against goods and services discrimination [source]
  • No legal protection against housing discrimination [source][source]
  • No legal protection against gender expression discrimination [source]
  • No legal right to serve in the military [source][source][source]
  • No practical access to trans healthcare [source]
  • No regulation on healthcare [source]

Isfahan, Tabriz, Kermanshah, and Mashhad

  • No legal gender recognition at all [source]
  • No legal name change at all [source]
  • No legal right to trans healthcare [source][source]

Tehran

  • No legal gender recognition without compulsory surgery [source]
  • No legal name change without compulsory surgery [source]
  • No access to transition at all for lesbian, gay and bisexual trans people [source][source]

Note: in Iran occasionally lesbian, gay and bisexual cis people are forced to transition to escape capital punishment. Whilst this denial of bodily autonomy and freedom of sexuality isn’t technically a trans right, those things are both key to trans rights, and it is related to Iran’s patriarchal society which causes such terrible living conditions for all LGBT people, and also affects gay trans people as mentioned above. [source]

Ireland

  • No hate crime law [source]
  • No legal protection against employment discrimination [source]
  • No legal protection against healthcare discrimination [source]
  • No legal protection against education discrimination [source]
  • No legal protection against goods and services discrimination [source]
  • No legal protection against housing discrimination [source]
  • No legal protection against gender expression discrimination [source]
  • No ban on conversion therapy [source]
  • No parenthood recognition [source]
  • No legal right to serve in the military [source][source]

Italy

  • No legal gender recognition without mental health diagnosis [source]
  • No legal gender recognition without compulsory divorce [source]
  • No hate crime law [source]
  • No legal protection against employment discrimination [source]
  • No legal protection against healthcare discrimination [source]
  • No legal protection against education discrimination [source]
  • No legal protection against goods and services discrimination [source]
  • No legal protection against housing discrimination [source]
  • No legal protection against gender expression discrimination [source]
  • No ban on conversion therapy [source]
  • No parenthood recognition [source]
  • No legal right to serve in the military [source][source]

Jamaica

  • No legal gender recognition at all [source]
  • No parenthood recognition [source]
  • No legal right to adopt a child [source]
  • No legal protection against employment discrimination [source]
  • No legal protection against healthcare discrimination [source]
  • No legal protection against healthcare discrimination [source]
  • No practical access to trans healthcare [source]
  • No legal right to serve in the military [source][source]
  • No ban on conversion therapy [source]
  • No practical protection from violence [source]

Japan

  • No legal gender recognition without forced sterilisation [source]
  • No legal gender recognition without compulsory surgery [source]
  • No legal gender recognition without mental health diagnosis [source]
  • No legal gender recognition for those with children [source]
  • No legal gender recognition without compulsory divorce [source]
  • No hate crime law [source]
  • No legal protection against employment discrimination [source]
  • No legal protection against healthcare discrimination [source]
  • No legal protection against education discrimination [source]
  • No legal protection against housing discrimination [source]
  • No legal right to serve in the military [source][source]
  • No ban on conversion therapy [source]

Kazakhstan

  • No legal gender recognition without forced sterilisation [source]
  • No legal gender recognition without mental health diagnosis [source]
  • No legal gender recognition without compulsory divorce [source]
  • No legal gender recognition without compulsory surgery [source]
  • No hate crime law [source]
  • No legal protection against employment discrimination [source]
  • No legal protection against healthcare discrimination [source]
  • No legal protection against education discrimination [source]
  • No legal protection against goods and services discrimination [source]
  • No legal protection against housing discrimination [source]
  • No legal protection against gender expression discrimination [source]
  • No ban on conversion therapy [source]
  • No parenthood recognition [source]
  • No legal right to serve in the military [source][source]

Kyrgyzstan

  • No legal gender recognition without mental health diagnosis [source]
  • No legal gender recognition without compulsory divorce [source]
  • No legal gender recognition without compulsory surgery [source]
  • No hate crime law [source]
  • No legal protection against employment discrimination [source]
  • No legal protection against healthcare discrimination [source]
  • No legal protection against education discrimination [source]
  • No legal protection against goods and services discrimination [source]
  • No legal protection against housing discrimination [source]
  • No legal protection against gender expression discrimination [source]
  • No ban on conversion therapy [source]
  • No parenthood recognition [source]
  • No legal right to serve in the military [source][source]

Kosovo

  • No legal gender recognition without forced sterilisation [source]
  • No legal gender recognition without mental health diagnosis [source]
  • No legal gender recognition without compulsory divorce [source]
  • No legal gender recognition without compulsory surgery [source]
  • No legal protection against gender expression discrimination [source]
  • No ban on conversion therapy [source]
  • No parenthood recognition [source]
  • No legal right to serve in the military [source][source]

Latvia

  • No legal gender recognition without forced sterilisation [source]
  • No legal gender recognition without mental health diagnosis [source]
  • No legal gender recognition without compulsory divorce [source]
  • No legal gender recognition without compulsory surgery [source]
  • No hate crime law [source]
  • No legal protection against employment discrimination [source]
  • No legal protection against healthcare discrimination [source]
  • No legal protection against education discrimination [source]
  • No legal protection against goods and services discrimination [source]
  • No legal protection against housing discrimination [source]
  • No legal protection against gender expression discrimination [source]
  • No ban on conversion therapy [source]
  • No parenthood recognition [source]
  • No legal right to serve in the military [source][source]

Lebanon

  • No right to exist at all (prison) [source]

Liechtenstein

  • No legal gender recognition at all [source]
  • No legal name change at all [source]
  • No hate crime law [source]
  • No legal protection against employment discrimination [source]
  • No legal protection against healthcare discrimination [source]
  • No legal protection against education discrimination [source]
  • No legal protection against goods and services discrimination [source]
  • No legal protection against housing discrimination [source]
  • No legal protection against gender expression discrimination [source]
  • No ban on conversion therapy [source]
  • No parenthood recognition [source]
  • No legal right to serve in the military [source][source]

Lithuania

  • No legal gender recognition without mental health diagnosis [source]
  • No legal gender recognition without compulsory divorce [source]
  • No legal name change at all [source]
  • No hate crime law [source]
  • No legal protection against employment discrimination [source]
  • No legal protection against healthcare discrimination [source]
  • No legal protection against education discrimination [source]
  • No legal protection against goods and services discrimination [source]
  • No legal protection against housing discrimination [source]
  • No legal protection against gender expression discrimination [source]
  • No ban on conversion therapy [source]
  • No parenthood recognition [source]
  • No legal right to serve in the military [source][source]

Luxembourg

  • No ban on conversion therapy [source]
  • No parenthood recognition [source]
  • No legal right to serve in the military [source][source]

Malaysia

  • No right to exist at all (prison and corporal punishment) [source]

Malawi

  • No right to exist at all (prison and corporal punishment) [source]

Malta

  • No legal protection against healthcare discrimination [source]
  • No legal protection against goods and services discrimination [source]
  • No legal protection against housing discrimination [source]
  • No legal right to serve in the military [source][source]

Mauritania

  • No right to exist at all (death penalty) [source]

Mexico

  • No legal right to trans healthcare [source]
  • No practical access to trans healthcare [source]
  • No legal right to serve in the military [source][source]
  • No ban on conversion therapy [source]

Aguascalientes

  • No legal gender recognition at all [source][source]
  • No legal protection against any discrimination [source]

Baja California

  • No legal protection against any discrimination [source]

Baja California Sur

  • No legal right to exist (police harassment, ambiguous) [source]
  • No legal gender recognition at all [source][source]
  • No legal protection against any discrimination [source]

Campeche

  • No legal gender recognition at all [source][source]
  • No legal protection against any discrimination [source]

Chiapas

  • No legal gender recognition at all [source][source]
  • No legal protection against any discrimination [source]

Chihuahua

  • No legal protection against any discrimination [source]

Coahuila

  • No legal protection against any discrimination [source]

Colima

  • No legal protection against any discrimination [source]

Durango

  • No legal gender recognition at all [source][source]
  • No legal protection against any discrimination [source]

Guanajuato

  • No legal gender recognition at all [source][source]
  • No legal protection against any discrimination [source]

Guerrero

  • No legal gender recognition at all [source][source]
  • No legal protection against any discrimination [source]

Hidalgo

  • No legal protection against any discrimination [source]

Jalisco

  • No legal gender recognition at all [source][source]
  • No legal protection against any discrimination [source]

México

  • No legal gender recognition at all [source][source]
  • No legal protection against any discrimination [source]

Mexico City

Michoacán

  • No legal protection against any discrimination [source]

Morelos

  • No legal gender recognition at all [source][source]
  • No legal protection against any discrimination [source]

Nayarit

  • No legal protection against any discrimination [source]

Nuevo León

Oaxaca

  • No legal protection against any discrimination [source]

Puebla

  • No legal gender recognition at all [source][source]
  • No legal protection against any discrimination [source]

Querétaro

  • No legal gender recognition at all [source][source]
  • No legal protection against any discrimination [source]

Quintana Roo

  • No legal gender recognition at all [source][source]
  • No legal protection against any discrimination [source]

San Luis Potosí

  • No legal protection against any discrimination [source]

Sinaloa

  • No legal gender recognition at all [source][source]
  • No legal protection against any discrimination [source]

Sonora

  • No legal gender recognition at all [source][source]
  • No legal protection against any discrimination [source]

Tabasco

  • No legal gender recognition at all [source][source]
  • No legal protection against any discrimination [source]

Tamaulipas

  • No legal gender recognition at all [source][source]
  • No legal protection against any discrimination [source]

Tlaxcala

  • No legal protection against any discrimination [source]

Veracruz

  • No legal gender recognition at all [source][source]
  • No legal protection against any discrimination [source]

Yucatán

  • No legal gender recognition at all [source][source]
  • No legal protection against any discrimination [source]

Zacatecas

  • No legal gender recognition at all [source][source]
  • No legal protection against any discrimination [source]

Moldova

  • No legal gender recognition without mental health diagnosis [source]
  • No legal gender recognition without compulsory divorce [source]
  • No hate crime law [source]
  • No legal protection against employment discrimination [source]
  • No legal protection against healthcare discrimination [source]
  • No legal protection against education discrimination [source]
  • No legal protection against goods and services discrimination [source]
  • No legal protection against housing discrimination [source]
  • No legal protection against gender expression discrimination [source]
  • No ban on conversion therapy [source]
  • No parenthood recognition [source]
  • No legal right to serve in the military [source][source]

Monaco

  • No legal gender recognition at all [source]
  • No legal name change at all [source]
  • No hate crime law [source]
  • No legal protection against employment discrimination [source]
  • No legal protection against healthcare discrimination [source]
  • No legal protection against education discrimination [source]
  • No legal protection against goods and services discrimination [source]
  • No legal protection against housing discrimination [source]
  • No legal protection against gender expression discrimination [source]
  • No ban on conversion therapy [source]
  • No parenthood recognition [source]
  • No legal right to serve in the military [source][source]

Montenegro

  • No legal gender recognition without forced sterilisation [source]
  • No legal gender recognition without mental health diagnosis [source]
  • No legal gender recognition without compulsory divorce [source]
  • No legal gender recognition without compulsory surgery [source]
  • No ban on conversion therapy [source]
  • No parenthood recognition [source]
  • No legal right to serve in the military [source][source]

Myanmar

  • No right to exist at all (prison) [source]

The Netherlands

  • No legal gender recognition without mental health diagnosis [source]
  • No hate crime law [source]
  • No legal protection against healthcare discrimination [source]
  • No ban on conversion therapy [source]
  • No parenthood recognition [source]

New Zealand

  • No legal gender recognition without medical intervention [source]
  • No legal protection against discrimination (ambiguous) [source]

Nicaragua

  • No legal gender recognition at all [source]
  • No legal right to serve in the military [source][source]
  • No ban on conversion therapy [source]

Nigeria

  • No right to exist at all (death penalty) [source]

North Macedonia

  • No legal gender recognition at all [source]
  • No legal protection against gender expression discrimination [source]
  • No ban on conversion therapy [source]
  • No parenthood recognition [source]
  • No legal right to serve in the military [source][source]

Norway

  • No hate crime law [source]
  • No ban on conversion therapy [source]
  • No parenthood recognition [source]

Oman

  • No right to exist at all (prison) [source]

Papua New Guinea

  • No legal gender recognition at all [source]
  • No hate crime law [source]
  • No legal protection against employment discrimination [source][source]
  • No legal protection against healthcare discrimination [source]
  • No legal protection against education discrimination [source]
  • No legal protection against goods and services discrimination [source]
  • No legal protection against housing discrimination [source]
  • No legal protection against gender expression discrimination [source]
  • No ban on conversion therapy [source]
  • No legal right to serve in the military [source][source]

Poland

  • No legal gender recognition without mental health diagnosis [source]
  • No legal gender recognition without compulsory divorce [source]
  • No legal gender recognition without compulsory surgery [source]
  • No hate crime law [source]
  • No legal protection against employment discrimination [source]
  • No legal protection against healthcare discrimination [source]
  • No legal protection against education discrimination [source]
  • No legal protection against goods and services discrimination [source]
  • No legal protection against housing discrimination [source]
  • No legal protection against gender expression discrimination [source]
  • No ban on conversion therapy [source]
  • No parenthood recognition [source]
  • No legal right to serve in the military [source][source]

Portugal

  • No legal protection against healthcare discrimination [source]
  • No legal protection against education discrimination [source]
  • No legal protection against gender expression discrimination [source]
  • No ban on conversion therapy [source]
  • No parenthood recognition [source]
  • No legal right to serve in the military [source][source]

Qatar

  • No right to exist at all (death penalty) [source]

Romania

  • No legal gender recognition without forced sterilisation [source]
  • No legal gender recognition without mental health diagnosis [source]
  • No legal gender recognition without compulsory surgery [source]
  • No legal name change at all [source]
  • No hate crime law [source]
  • No legal protection against employment discrimination [source]
  • No legal protection against healthcare discrimination [source]
  • No legal protection against education discrimination [source]
  • No legal protection against goods and services discrimination [source]
  • No legal protection against housing discrimination [source]
  • No legal protection against gender expression discrimination [source]
  • No ban on conversion therapy [source]
  • No parenthood recognition [source]
  • No legal right to serve in the military [source][source]

Russia

  • No legal gender recognition without mental health diagnosis [source]
  • No legal gender recognition without compulsory divorce [source]
  • No hate crime law [source]
  • No legal protection against employment discrimination [source]
  • No legal protection against healthcare discrimination [source]
  • No legal protection against education discrimination [source]
  • No legal protection against goods and services discrimination [source]
  • No legal protection against housing discrimination [source]
  • No legal protection against gender expression discrimination [source]
  • No legal ban on conversion therapy [source]
  • No legal parenthood recognition [source]
  • No legal right to drive [source]
  • No legal right to serve in the military [source][source]

San Marino

  • No legal gender recognition at all [source]
  • No legal name change at all [source]
  • No hate crime law [source]
  • No legal protection against employment discrimination [source]
  • No legal protection against healthcare discrimination [source]
  • No legal protection against education discrimination [source]
  • No legal protection against goods and services discrimination [source]
  • No legal protection against housing discrimination [source]
  • No legal protection against gender expression discrimination [source]
  • No ban on conversion therapy [source]
  • No parenthood recognition [source]
  • No legal right to serve in the military [source][source]

Saudi Arabia

  • No right to exist at all (death penalty) [source]

Serbia

  • No legal gender recognition without forced sterilisation [source]
  • No legal gender recognition without mental health diagnosis [source]
  • No legal gender recognition without compulsory divorce [source]
  • No legal name change at all [source]
  • No legal protection against housing discrimination [source]
  • No legal protection against gender expression discrimination [source]
  • No ban on conversion therapy [source]
  • No parenthood recognition [source]
  • No legal right to serve in the military [source][source]

Slovakia

  • No legal gender recognition without forced sterilisation [source]
  • No legal gender recognition without mental health diagnosis [source]
  • No legal gender recognition without compulsory divorce [source]
  • No legal gender recognition without compulsory surgery [source]
  • No hate crime law [source]
  • No legal protection against gender expression discrimination [source]
  • No ban on conversion therapy [source]
  • No parenthood recognition [source]
  • No legal right to serve in the military [source][source]

Slovenia

  • No legal gender recognition without mental health diagnosis [source]
  • No hate crime law [source]
  • No ban on conversion therapy [source]
  • No legal right to serve in the military [source][source]

Somalia

  • No right to exist at all (death penalty) [source]

South Sudan

  • No right to exist at all (prison) [source]

Spain

  • No legal gender recognition without mental health diagnosis [source]
  • No parenthood recognition [source]

Asturias, Cantabria, Castilla y Leon, Castilla-La Mancha and La Rioja

  • No legal protection against employment discrimination [source][source]
  • No legal protection against goods and services discrimination [source][source]
  • No legal protection against housing discrimination [source][source]
  • No legal protection against gender expression discrimination [source][source]
  • No ban on conversion therapy [source][source]

Sri Lanka

  • No right to exist at all (prison) [source]

Sweden

  • No legal gender recognition without mental health diagnosis [source]
  • No ban on conversion therapy [source]

Switzerland

  • No legal gender recognition without mental health diagnosis [source]
  • No hate crime law [source]
  • No legal protection against goods and services discrimination [source]
  • No legal protection against housing discrimination [source]
  • No legal protection against gender expression discrimination [source]
  • No ban on conversion therapy [source]
  • No parenthood recognition [source]
  • No legal right to serve in the military [source][source]

Thailand

  • No legal gender recognition at all [source]
  • No legal protection against employment discrimination [source][source]
  • No legal protection against gender expression discrimination [source][source]
  • No ban on conversion therapy [source]
  • No equal military service laws (complicated, some banned, some mandatory conscription) [source]
  • No practical access to equal housing [source]
  • No practical access to trans healthcare [source]

Turkey

  • No legal gender recognition without forced sterilisation [source]
  • No legal gender recognition without mental health diagnosis [source]
  • No legal gender recognition without compulsory divorce [source]
  • No legal gender recognition without compulsory surgery [source]
  • No hate crime law [source]
  • No legal protection against employment discrimination [source]
  • No legal protection against healthcare discrimination [source]
  • No legal protection against education discrimination [source]
  • No legal protection against goods and services discrimination [source]
  • No legal protection against housing discrimination [source]
  • No legal protection against gender expression discrimination [source]
  • No ban on conversion therapy [source]
  • No parenthood recognition [source]
  • No legal right to serve in the military [source][source]

Tajikistan

  • No legal gender recognition at all [source]
  • No legal name change at all [source]
  • No hate crime law [source]
  • No legal protection against employment discrimination [source]
  • No legal protection against healthcare discrimination [source]
  • No legal protection against education discrimination [source]
  • No legal protection against goods and services discrimination [source]
  • No legal protection against housing discrimination [source]
  • No legal protection against gender expression discrimination [source]
  • No ban on conversion therapy [source]
  • No parenthood recognition [source]
  • No legal right to serve in the military [source][source]

Turkmenistan

  • No legal gender recognition at all [source]
  • No legal name change at all [source]
  • No hate crime law [source]
  • No legal protection against employment discrimination [source]
  • No legal protection against healthcare discrimination [source]
  • No legal protection against education discrimination [source]
  • No legal protection against goods and services discrimination [source]
  • No legal protection against housing discrimination [source]
  • No legal protection against gender expression discrimination [source]
  • No ban on conversion therapy [source]
  • No parenthood recognition [source]
  • No legal right to serve in the military [source][source]

Ukraine

  • No legal gender recognition without mental health diagnosis [source]
  • No legal gender recognition without compulsory surgery [source]
  • No hate crime law [source]
  • No legal protection against healthcare discrimination [source]
  • No legal protection against education discrimination [source]
  • No legal protection against goods and services discrimination [source]
  • No legal protection against housing discrimination [source]
  • No legal protection against gender expression discrimination [source]
  • No legal ban on conversion therapy [source]
  • No legal parenthood recognition [source]
  • No legal right to serve in the military [source][source]

United Arab Emirates

  • No legal right to exist at all (prison) [source]

United Kingdom

  • No legal gender recognition without mental health diagnosis [source]
  • No legal gender recognition without spousal consent [source]
  • No legal ban on conversion therapy [source]
  • No legal parenthood recognition [source]
  • No legal right to religious marriage [source]
  • No practical access to trans healthcare [source]

Northern Ireland

United States

  • No legal right to serve in the military [source]

Alabama

  • No legal gender recognition without compulsory surgery [source]
  • No legal privacy of gender recognition [source]
  • No ban on conversion therapy [source]
  • No hate crime law [source]
  • No legal protection against healthcare discrimination [source]
  • No legal right to foster a child [source]
  • No legal right to adopt a child [source]
  • No legal protection against welfare discrimination for children [source]
  • No legal protection against housing discrimination [source]
  • No ban on “trans panic” defense [source]

Alaska

  • No legal gender recognition without legal name change [source]
  • No legal privacy of gender recognition [source]
  • No ban on conversion therapy [source]
  • No hate crime law [source]
  • No legal protection against healthcare discrimination [source]
  • No legal right to foster a child [source]
  • No legal right to adopt a child [source]
  • No legal protection against welfare discrimination for children [source]
  • No legal protection against housing discrimination [source]
  • No ban on “trans panic” defense [source]

Arizona

  • No legal gender recognition without compulsory surgery [source]
  • No ban on conversion therapy [source]
  • No hate crime law [source]
  • No legal protection against healthcare discrimination [source]
  • No legal right to foster a child [source]
  • No legal right to adopt a child [source]
  • No legal protection against welfare discrimination for children [source]
  • No legal protection against housing discrimination [source]
  • No ban on “trans panic” defense [source]

Arkansas

  • No legal gender recognition without compulsory surgery [source]
  • No legal gender recognition without legal name change [source]
  • No ban on conversion therapy [source]
  • No hate crime law [source]
  • No legal protection against healthcare discrimination [source]
  • No legal right to foster a child [source]
  • No legal right to adopt a child [source]
  • No legal protection against welfare discrimination for children [source]
  • No legal protection against housing discrimination [source]
  • No ban on “trans panic” defense [source]

California

Colorado

  • No legal gender recognition without compulsory surgery [source]

Connecticut

Delaware

  • No legal gender recognition without medical intervention [source]
  • No ban on “trans panic” defense [source]

District Of Columbia

  • No legal gender recognition without medical intervention [source]
  • No ban on “trans panic” defense [source]

Florida

  • No legal gender recognition without compulsory surgery [source]
  • No legal gender recognition without legal name change [source]
  • No ban on conversion therapy [source]
  • No hate crime law [source]
  • No legal protection against healthcare discrimination [source]
  • No legal right to foster a child [source]
  • No legal right to adopt a child [source]
  • No legal protection against housing discrimination [source]
  • No ban on “trans panic” defense [source]

Georgia

  • No legal gender recognition without compulsory surgery [source]
  • No legal gender recognition without legal name change [source]
  • No ban on conversion therapy [source]
  • No legal protection against healthcare discrimination [source]
  • No legal right to foster a child [source]
  • No legal right to adopt a child [source]
  • No legal protection against welfare discrimination for children [source]
  • No legal protection against housing discrimination [source]
  • No ban on “trans panic” defense [source]

Hawaii

  • No legal gender recognition without medical intervention [source]
  • No legal gender recognition without legal name change [source]

Idaho

  • No legal gender recognition without legal name change [source]
  • No ban on conversion therapy [source]
  • No hate crime law [source]
  • No legal protection against healthcare discrimination [source]
  • No legal right to foster a child [source]
  • No legal right to adopt a child [source]
  • No legal protection against housing discrimination [source]
  • No ban on “trans panic” defense [source]

Illinois

  • No legal gender recognition without medical intervention [source]

Indiana

  • No ban on conversion therapy [source]
  • No hate crime law [source]
  • No legal protection against healthcare discrimination [source]
  • No legal right to foster a child [source]
  • No legal right to adopt a child [source]
  • No legal protection against housing discrimination [source]
  • No ban on “trans panic” defense [source]

Iowa

  • No legal gender recognition without medical intervention [source]
  • No hate crime law [source]
  • No legal protection against healthcare discrimination [source]
  • No ban on “trans panic” defense [source]

Kansas

  • No legal gender recognition without medical intervention [source]
  • No ban on conversion therapy [source]
  • No hate crime law [source]
  • No legal protection against healthcare discrimination [source]
  • No legal right to foster a child [source]
  • No legal right to adopt a child [source]
  • No legal protection against welfare discrimination for children [source]
  • No legal protection against housing discrimination [source]
  • No ban on “trans panic” defense [source]

Kentucky

  • No legal gender recognition without compulsory surgery [source]
  • No legal gender recognition without legal name change [source]
  • No ban on conversion therapy [source]
  • No hate crime law [source]
  • No legal protection against healthcare discrimination [source]
  • No legal protection against housing discrimination [source]
  • No ban on “trans panic” defense [source]

Louisiana

  • No legal gender recognition without compulsory surgery [source]
  • No ban on conversion therapy [source]
  • No hate crime law [source]
  • No legal protection against healthcare discrimination [source]
  • No legal right to foster a child [source]
  • No legal right to adopt a child [source]
  • No legal protection against welfare discrimination for children [source]
  • No legal protection against housing discrimination [source]
  • No ban on “trans panic” defense [source]

Maine

  • No legal privacy of gender recognition [source]

Maryland

  • No legal gender recognition without medical intervention [source]
  • No ban on “trans panic” defense [source]

Massachusetts

  • No legal gender recognition without legal name change [source]
  • No ban on “trans panic” defense [source]

Michigan

  • No legal gender recognition without compulsory surgery [source]
  • No ban on conversion therapy [source]
  • No hate crime law [source]
  • No legal protection against housing discrimination [source]
  • No ban on “trans panic” defense [source]

Minnesota

  • No legal gender recognition without medical intervention [source]
  • No ban on conversion therapy [source]
  • No ban on “trans panic” defense [source]

Mississippi

  • No ban on conversion therapy [source]
  • No hate crime law [source]
  • No legal protection against healthcare discrimination [source]
  • No legal right to foster a child [source]
  • No legal right to adopt a child [source]
  • No legal protection against welfare discrimination for children [source]
  • No legal protection against housing discrimination [source]
  • No ban on “trans panic” defense [source]

Missouri

  • No legal gender recognition without compulsory surgery [source]
  • No legal gender recognition without legal name change [source]
  • No ban on conversion therapy [source]
  • No legal protection against healthcare discrimination [source]
  • No legal right to foster a child [source]
  • No legal right to adopt a child [source]
  • No legal protection against welfare discrimination for children [source]
  • No legal protection against housing discrimination [source]
  • No ban on “trans panic” defense [source]

Montana

  • No ban on conversion therapy [source]
  • No hate crime law [source]
  • No legal right to foster a child [source]
  • No legal right to adopt a child [source]
  • No legal protection against welfare discrimination for children [source]
  • No legal protection against housing discrimination [source]
  • No ban on “trans panic” defense [source]

Nebraska

  • No legal gender recognition without compulsory surgery [source]
  • No legal gender recognition without legal name change [source]
  • No ban on conversion therapy [source]
  • No hate crime law [source]
  • No legal protection against healthcare discrimination [source]
  • No legal right to foster a child [source]
  • No legal right to adopt a child [source]
  • No legal protection against welfare discrimination for children [source]
  • No legal protection against housing discrimination [source]
  • No ban on “trans panic” defense [source]

Nevada

New Hampshire

  • No legal gender recognition without compulsory surgery [source]
  • No ban on “trans panic” defense [source]

New Jersey

New Mexico

  • No legal gender recognition without compulsory surgery [source]
  • No legal gender recognition without legal name change [source]
  • No ban on “trans panic” defense [source]

New York

  • No legal gender recognition without medical intervention [source]

North Carolina

  • No legal gender recognition without compulsory surgery [source]
  • No ban on conversion therapy [source]
  • No hate crime law [source]
  • No legal protection against healthcare discrimination [source]
  • No legal right to foster a child [source]
  • No legal right to adopt a child [source]
  • No legal protection against welfare discrimination for children [source]
  • No legal protection against housing discrimination [source]
  • No ban on “trans panic” defense [source]

North Dakota

  • No legal gender recognition without compulsory surgery [source]
  • No legal privacy of gender recognition [source]
  • No ban on conversion therapy [source]
  • No hate crime law [source]
  • No legal protection against healthcare discrimination [source]
  • No legal right to foster a child [source]
  • No legal right to adopt a child [source]
  • No legal protection against welfare discrimination for children [source]
  • No legal protection against housing discrimination [source]
  • No ban on “trans panic” defense [source]

Ohio

  • No legal gender recognition at all [source]
  • No ban on conversion therapy [source]
  • No hate crime law [source]
  • No legal protection against healthcare discrimination [source]
  • No legal right to foster a child [source]
  • No legal right to adopt a child [source]
  • No legal protection against welfare discrimination for children [source]
  • No legal protection against housing discrimination [source]
  • No ban on “trans panic” defense [source]

Oklahoma

  • No legal gender recognition without compulsory surgery [source]
  • No ban on conversion therapy [source]
  • No hate crime law [source]
  • No legal protection against healthcare discrimination [source]
  • No legal right to foster a child [source]
  • No legal right to adopt a child [source]
  • No legal protection against housing discrimination [source]
  • No ban on “trans panic” defense [source]

Oregon

  • No ban on “trans panic” defense [source]

Pennsylvania

  • No legal gender recognition without medical intervention [source]
  • No ban on conversion therapy [source]
  • No hate crime law [source]
  • No legal right to foster a child [source]
  • No legal right to adopt a child [source]
  • No legal protection against welfare discrimination for children [source]
  • No legal protection against housing discrimination [source]
  • No ban on “trans panic” defense [source]

Puerto Rico

  • No ban on conversion therapy [source]
  • No legal protection against healthcare discrimination [source]
  • No legal right to foster a child [source]
  • No legal right to adopt a child [source]
  • No legal protection against welfare discrimination for children [source]
  • No legal protection against housing discrimination [source]
  • No ban on “trans panic” defense [source]

Rhode Island

  • No legal gender recognition without medical intervention [source]

South Carolina

  • No legal privacy of gender recognition [source]
  • No ban on conversion therapy [source]
  • No hate crime law [source]
  • No legal protection against healthcare discrimination [source]
  • No legal right to foster a child [source]
  • No legal right to adopt a child [source]
  • No legal protection against welfare discrimination for children [source]
  • No legal protection against housing discrimination [source]
  • No ban on “trans panic” defense [source]

South Dakota

  • No ban on conversion therapy [source]
  • No hate crime law [source]
  • No legal protection against healthcare discrimination [source]
  • No legal protection against housing discrimination [source]
  • No ban on “trans panic” defense [source]

Tennessee

  • No legal gender recognition at all [source]
  • No ban on conversion therapy [source]
  • No hate crime law [source]
  • No legal protection against healthcare discrimination [source]
  • No legal protection against housing discrimination [source]
  • No ban on “trans panic” defense [source]

Texas

  • No legal gender recognition without medical intervention [source]
  • No ban on conversion therapy [source]
  • No hate crime law [source]
  • No legal protection against healthcare discrimination [source]
  • No legal right to foster a child [source]
  • No legal right to adopt a child [source]
  • No legal protection against welfare discrimination for children [source]
  • No legal protection against housing discrimination [source]
  • No ban on “trans panic” defense [source]

Utah

  • No legal privacy of gender recognition [source]
  • No legal protection against healthcare discrimination [source]
  • No legal right to foster a child [source]
  • No legal right to adopt a child [source]
  • No ban on “trans panic” defense [source]

Vermont

  • No legal gender recognition without medical intervention [source]
  • No ban on “trans panic” defense [source]

Virginia

  • No legal gender recognition without compulsory surgery [source]
  • No legal privacy of gender recognition [source]
  • No legal right to foster a child [source]
  • No legal right to adopt a child [source]
  • No legal protection against welfare discrimination for children [source]
  • No ban on “trans panic” defense [source]

Washington

West Virginia

  • No legal gender recognition without compulsory surgery [source]
  • No ban on conversion therapy [source]
  • No hate crime law [source]
  • No legal protection against healthcare discrimination [source]
  • No legal protection against housing discrimination [source]
  • No ban on “trans panic” defense [source]

Wisconsin

  • No legal gender recognition without compulsory surgery [source]
  • No ban on conversion therapy [source]
  • No hate crime law [source]
  • No legal right to foster a child [source]
  • No legal right to adopt a child [source]
  • No legal protection against welfare discrimination for children [source]
  • No legal protection against housing discrimination [source]
  • No ban on “trans panic” defense [source]

Wyoming

  • No legal gender recognition without compulsory surgery [source]
  • No ban on conversion therapy [source]
  • No hate crime law [source]
  • No legal protection against healthcare discrimination [source]
  • No legal right to foster a child [source]
  • No legal right to adopt a child [source]
  • No legal protection against welfare discrimination for children [source]
  • No legal protection against housing discrimination [source]
  • No ban on “trans panic” defense [source]

Uzbekistan

  • No legal gender recognition at all [source]
  • No legal name change at all [source]
  • No hate crime law [source]
  • No legal protection against employment discrimination [source]
  • No legal protection against healthcare discrimination [source]
  • No legal protection against education discrimination [source]
  • No legal protection against goods and services discrimination [source]
  • No legal protection against housing discrimination [source]
  • No legal protection against gender expression discrimination [source]
  • No ban on conversion therapy [source]
  • No parenthood recognition [source]
  • No legal right to serve in the military [source][source]

Venezuela

  • No legal gender recognition at all [source]
  • No legal right to serve in the military [source][source]
  • No ban on conversion therapy [source]

Vietnam

  • No legal gender recognition without compulsory surgery [source]
  • No legal gender recognition without mental health diagnosis [source]
  • No legal protection against rape [source]
  • No legal protection against employment discrimination [source]
  • No legal protection against healthcare discrimination [source]
  • No legal protection against education discrimination [source]
  • No legal protection against housing discrimination [source]
  • No legal parenthood recognition [source]
  • No practical access to trans healthcare [source]
  • No regulation on healthcare [source]
  • No legal right to serve in the military [source][source]
  • No ban on conversion therapy [source]

Yemen

  • No right to exist at all (death penalty) [source]

Katy is a feminist, LGBT rights advocate, atheist, metalhead, insect enthusiast and trans woman

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