Equality of Gender Recognition and Balance between Sex and Gender

Jiayi Lin
2022 Advances in Social Science, Education and Humanities Research   unpublished
Since the twentieth century, the rights of the individual have continued to be given legal attention, with gender identity becoming increasingly recognised and accepted towards the end of the twentieth century. The protection of the equal rights of transgender people has also entered the realm of legislation. This paper summarises and compares the development of transgender identity recognition and its limitations in the laws of various countries, using examples from different countries. The
more » ... cess of affirmative action is uneven across the globe, but is generally moving in the direction of optimisation. It also draws out the difficulties in obtaining social recognition for transgender people and the controversial nature of new bills, such as the Equality Act of 2019 in the United States, and analyses the conflict of rights and protections between biological sex and gender identity, and finally discusses how the balance between the two might be improved.
doi:10.2991/assehr.k.220504.502 fatcat:7bl5ecv6vnaqja7ytyptsja25q