Chilean Government To Pass Landmark Trans Bill – Alltransinfo

Chilean Government To Pass Landmark Trans Bill

On Tuesday, the Chilean Senate moved to quick track a bill that will enable transgender individuals to lawfully change their name and sex assignment without sexual orientation reassignment medical procedure.

The Organization of Transsexuals for the Dignity of Diversity said congresspersons must discharge a draft of the measure inside 15 days. It will then go before the lower place of the Chilean Congress if there are no complaints.

The Chilean Senate in January affirmed the bill by a 29-0 vote edge.

President Michelle Bachelet, who took office a month ago, incorporated the trans rights charge in her battle stage.

“The administration is looking to rapidly fill lawful provisos and comply with global understandings that will make Chile a more aware nation in respects of the privileges surprisingly. [Chile will turn into a more] open and comprehensive [country] that permits the full mix of an expansive network of trans individuals and their families into society.” — Organization of Transsexuals for the Dignity of Diversity

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