Fumino Sugiyama, 42, who is listed as female on the family register but now lives as a man. Japan's Supreme Court has started listening to oral arguments in a case over the constitutionality of a legal provision that effectively requires a person who wants to change their gender on the official family register to first undergo surgery to eliminate their reproductive functions.© Yomiuri Shimbun
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The current law, which forces people to undergo surgery even though they don’t want to, violates their human rights.
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