Argentina: first transgender child allowed to change name, gender on documents

Posted on September 28, 2013 • Filed under: Argentina, Social Issues reported a six-year-old transgender girl who was born a boy has become the first child in Argentina allowed to change her name and gender on official documents. Luana, who was born Manuel, is the youngest child to benefit from Argentina’s new Gender Identity Law. Approved in May 2012, the act gives anyone the right to be identified by the name and gender that person chooses. Read Article

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