Leon is 18 years old and was born biologically as a girl. But for as long as he can remember, he's always felt like a boy. He's now undergoing a sex change. We hear about his difficult journey to manhood.
Instead of "male" or "female," intersex people in Germany can now identify themselves as "diverse" on official ID papers. However, more work lies ahead for better protection and recognition, writes DW’s Pacinthe Mattar.
From the age of 16, Portuguese citizens will be able to choose their gender without a "gender disruption" diagnosis. The bill also prohibits surgical procedures on inter-sex babies, so they can choose their gender later.
Following backlash from the LGBT+ community, Scarlett Johansson has stepped down from a transgender film role. Johansson said she had decided not to be a part of the film for ethical reasons.
On the back of a groundbreaking court decision, two transgender refugees have found the freedom to start a new life in Greece. Marianna Karakoulaki and Dimitris Tosidis report from Thessaloniki.
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