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A Silver Lining in Japan’s Supreme Court Transgender Ruling

Expand Participants March during the Tokyo Rainbow Parade. On October 22, hundreds of activist groups throughout the world will gather to mark the 8th annual International Day for Trans Depathologization. Despite progress, governments around the world, including the Japanese government, propagate medical and policy paradigms that deem trans people "mentally ill." ©2015 Reuters/Thomas Peter In January, Japan’s Supreme Court ruled that the country’s law requiring that transgender people be sterilized to obtain documents reflecting their gender identity was constitutional. The ruling was a blow…

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