Takakito Usui speaking at a press conference in Okayama after the Supreme Court’s ruling. Photo: Kyodo

Japan’s top court upholds law that says people seeking gender change must sterilise themselves first

  • The court acknowledged ‘doubts’ were emerging over whether the rule reflects changing social values, but said the law was constitutional
  • A four-judge panel said the rule was intended to prevent ‘problems’ in parent-child relations that could lead to societal ‘confusion’
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Takakito Usui speaking at a press conference in Okayama after the Supreme Court’s ruling. Photo: Kyodo
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