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# intersex

Last year
# decision
German trans footballers 'can play for male or female teams'
Difficulties have been encountered at various clubs and regional associations since 2018.
All time
# intersex
Germany's top court rules that a 'third gender' can be recognised from birth
The ruling has been hailed as “historic”.
# Stigma
Practice of 'normalising' intersex children at birth denounced by Europe
At least 21 EU States allow medical intervention on children to allocate sex at an early age.
Column: Ireland needs to re-examine the legal gender of intersex children
The law on birth registration in Germany is to be amended to permit ‘indeterminate’ to be recorded as the gender of a child born with an intersex condition. Irish authorites should take note of this welcome development.
# intersex
Germany to allow new babies be neither male nor female
Parents now have the choice to leave the gender entry blank on birth certs but intersex groups are pushing for a third gender option to be included.
# gender recognition
Trans community has "waited long enough" for gender recognition
Gender recognition legislation is due to be published in 2014, which has led TENI to begin a new campaign to encourage the government to deal with it sooner.