The Legislative Assembly of the Federal District has approved with 42 votes in favor, zero against, and six abstentions, procedures so transgender people can change their name without having to go on trial in order to obtain a birth certificate in the Register civil.
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Source: milenio.com: The initiative was launched by Deputy Jorge Zepeda Cruz, on behalf of the Commission for Assistance to Vulnerable Groups, lets remove the trial in which they had to pass people who decide to change their gender identity.
Moreover, complete with expert opinions, which according to the deputy, causing “prejudice to the rights of the transgender community.” This involves passing through hormone treatment for six months to a psychological assessment, a medium that determined whether it was suitable for documentation.
“This reform will turn the opportunity for the implementation of public policies that promote access to employment, health, housing and all warranties arising from the Constitution to all regardless of gender expression, have the right only to be citizens of this city, “said the legislator.
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“These reforms do not favor only a sector of the population that has been infringed in their rights, but speaks of a culture of equality, respect, inclusion and non-discrimination for all who live in Mexico City.”
The amendments to the Civil Code and Civil Procedure, both of Mexico City, so you can make the correction of certificates and guarantees the right of everyone over 18 years, only to ask.
Amendments shall enter into force as they are published in the Official Gazette of the Federal District.
President of the Government Commission on the ALDF, Manuel Granados, supported the initiative and said it was made in adherence to the inclusive Government policy chief, Miguel Ángel Mancera.
Planet Transgender journalist Gislenne Zamayoa praised the victory saying
“A todos por esa pequeña pero gran participación y colaboración al Activismo México!!#aprobacionleydeidentidaddeGenero #FreeTMexico Mexico’s gender identity law recognition!! Congratulations for all the people who collaborate to make this effort!! #TCoalicion47 .muchas, pero muchas mas personas que colaboraron con este Proyecto.. Felicidades!!
To all of this small but great participation and collaboration to Mexico !! Activism # aprobacionleydeidentidaddeGenero #FreeTMexico Mexico ‘s gender identity law recognition !! Congratulations for all the People Who Collaborate to Make this effort !! # TCoalicion47 .Many , but many more people who helped with this project .. Congratulations !!”