Transgender persons should not be forced to move court for name or gender changes in degree certificates: Karnataka High Court

The Court was hearing a petition filed by a transman for the issuance of a fresh master's degree certificate reflecting a name and gender change after he underwent gender reassignment surgeries.
Karnataka High Court and LGBT
Karnataka High Court and LGBT

The Karnataka High Court recently impressed upon educational institutions to process applications of transgender persons for changes in name and gender in degree certificates and not force trans persons to approach the Court for such matters [Vihaan Peethambar v. Manipal University & Others].

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