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Transsexualism, medicine and law proceedings : XXIIIrd Colloquy on European Law, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (Netherlands), 14-16 April 1993. by Colloquy on Euorpean Law (23rd 1993 Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam)

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Published by Council of Europe in Strasbourg .
Written in English


  • Transsexuals -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Europe -- Congresses.,
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  • Sex change -- Law and legislation -- Europe -- Congresses.,
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ContributionsCouncil of Europe.
The Physical Object
Pagination286 p. ;
Number of Pages286
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19635702M
ISBN 109287128057

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Transsexualism and the Law ROB E R T G R A HAM M Y E R S, M. B., B. S., D. P. M. * Until relatively recent times the law, like the community in general, has tended to accept the sex of an individual without question, unconsciously making basic assumptions about the sexual identity of any particularCited by: 2. transsexualism [trans-sek´shoo-al-izm″] 1. the most severe manifestation of gender identity disorder in adults, being a prolonged, persistent desire to relinquish their primary and secondary sex characteristics and acquire those of the opposite sex, particularly describing those persons who go so far as to live as members of the opposite sex through. Transsexual people experience a gender identity that is inconsistent with their assigned sex, and desire to permanently transition to the sex or gender with which they identify, usually seeking medical assistance (including sex reassignment therapies, such as hormone replacement therapy and sex reassignment surgery) to help them align their body with their identified sex or lty: Psychiatry. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

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Will, M. R. (). Legal conditions of sex reassignment by medical intervention—Situation in comparative law,Colloquy on Transsexualism, Medicine and Law, Council of Europe, Amsterdam, April 14–16, Google ScholarCited by: Taitz, J. () Judicial determination of the sexual identity of postoperative transsexuals: a new form of sex discrimination, American Journal of Law and Medicine, 13, 1: 53– Taitz, J. () The legal determination of the sexual identity of a postoperative transsexual seen as a human rights issue, Medicine and Law, 7, 5: – Transsexualism is considered to be the extreme end of the spectrum of gender identity disorders characterized by, among other things, a pursuit of sex reassignment surgery (SRS). The origins of transsexualism are still largely unclear. A first indication of anatomic brain differences between transsexuals and nontranssexuals has been by: Transsexualism and Sex Reassignment had its origins in the advisory board meetings of the Henry Benjamin Foundation. In the earliest stages, it was discussed as a volume that would embody the findings of the research group working directly under the auspices of the Foundation. it soon became evident that such a limitation would make the book unnecessarily parochial.