InNorway became the fourth country in Europe to pass a law allowing the change of legal gender for transgender people solely based on self-determination. The other one allowing sex reassignment surgery if the person applying for it submits a positive opinion from a psychiatrist. The status of existing partnerships remains unaltered, except that they can be changed to marriage status under the law if desired. Sweden has been recognized as one of the most socially liberal countries in Europe and in the world, with recent polls indicating that a large majority of Swedes support LGBT rights and same-sex marriage. Norway was the first country in the world to do this.
Norway also has a law explicitly prohibiting discrimination based on gender identity and expression since
Sweden institutes military draft for both men and women
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