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Latest news and information:

22 February 2020: Teenage transgender row splits Sweden as dysphoria diagnoses grow by 1,500% - Guardian article here.

Gender ID laws:

In May 2018 the Social Democrats suggested a new law proposal. Divided into two different parts:

1: It would be possible to change legal sex at 15, without parents' consent

2. At the age of 12 you should be able to undergo gender affirming surgery with your parents' informed consent and by 15 you would be able to make the decision without.