Monthly Archives: January 2017

Greece votes in favour of equal rights same-sex couples

A new directive regarding civil partnership has just been issued by the Hellenic Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs, providing civil partners with the same rights as married couples. In particular, couples entering a civil partnership have now the same rights, obligations, benefits or limitations as married couples, with regards to social, insurance and labour […]

Psychiatric diagnosis is no longer necessary for gender reassignment

“Farewell to gender disphoria diagnosis” says the opening line of an article published in the Society section of the online Catalan newspaper– As of October 2016 the Catalan Department of Health has implemented a new model of approach for transexual individuals who are seeking medical treatment.  The traditional method of seeking such treatment required that the […]