Roundtable on Deregistration and Gender Law Reform Internationally

Smith, Jess, Cannoot, Pieter, de Repentigny, Pierre Cloutier , Holzer, Lena, Leung, Shelley, Ni Mhuirthile, Tanya, Vipond, Evan and Varman, Nipuna (2023) Roundtable on Deregistration and Gender Law Reform Internationally. Feminist Legal Studies, 31 . pp. 145-161. ISSN 1572-8455

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In this roundtable discussion, early-career researchers working in the field of law, gender, and sexuality discuss international and trans-national developments to legal gender. ‘The Future of Legal Gender’ research project focused on the legislative framework of England and Wales to develop a prototype for decertification. The domestic legislation, however, was situated within a wider international context throughout the project. This roundtable discussion, therefore, provided an opportunity for reflection on the transnational issues raised by decertification, with a particular focus on developments arising in the jurisdiction(s) studied by the early career researchers. The roundtable began with a brief outline of these recent developments before moving to an open discussion on key themes including the value of reform on wider society, changes on-the-ground by non-state actors, and alternative processes for tackling gender inequalities without certifying legal gender. The online conversation took place on 28 June 2021 and has been transcribed and edited for continuity, clarity, and referencing.

Keywords:registration, decertification, legal sex, legal gender, state
Subjects:L Social studies > L231 Public Administration
M Law > M240 Jurisprudence
Divisions:College of Social Science > Lincoln Law School
ID Code:54007
Deposited On:03 Apr 2023 12:46

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