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UK in breach of rights of transsexuals

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    Goodwin v United Kingdom [2002] IRLR 664 ECHR (0 other reports)

In Goodwin v United Kingdom (11 July 2002), the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) rules that the lack of recognition in the UK of a transsexual's new gender identity for legal purposes is a breach both of article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights (respect for private life) and article 12 (right to marry).