Discover gay singles looking for meaningful relationships online on Guardian Soulmates. Outline Index Book Category Portal. On 7 MarchMathias Reynard, member of the Social Democratic Partyintroduced to the Swiss Parliament a bill to outlaw all "discrimination and incitement of hatred " German: Legal practice is inconsistent, and proceedings are found to be unnecessarily protracted and expensive. He was born with cerebral palsy; a disability that affects mobility and balance.
Outlining its decision to also include gender identity, the committee said transgender and intersex people were the victims of discrimination alongside homosexuals or bisexuals.
LGBT rights in Switzerland
In s, a ban on gay and bisexual men donating blood was enacted. Under the new rules, gay and bisexual men could begin donating blood and stem cells after a one-year deferral period on 1 July Diskriminierung und Aufruf zu Hass ; French: Additionally, sinceauthorities have followed a practice of registration of sex changes without any requirement of surgery. Swiss legal practice allows transgender persons to change their officially registered gender through judicial proceedings. Legal in Geneva, Ticino, Vaud, and Valais since ; legal nationwide since Age of consent equalised in through referendum. They must sue in court to have their change of gender legally recognised.
Reports emerged in summer of a therapist claiming to be able to "cure" homosexuality through homoeopathy. Its history is one of liberalisation at an increasing pace since the s, in parallel to the legal situation in Europe and the Western world more generally. About 22 had been filed in the canton of Geneva and 20 in the city of Lausanne. In Septemberthe cantonal executive body of Geneva adopted new regulations against discrimination based on sex, sexual orientation and gender identity within the Cantonal Government. Same-sex marriage is not legal. Swiss law recognizes a very strong principle of freedom of association and, as such, has only limited provisions to outlaw discrimination in the private sector or between private individuals. Diskriminierung und Aufruf zu Hass ; French: