The project involves the production of a documentary with the aim of providing an insight into Trans* peoples’ everyday lives in Malta so that the viewer is presented with the human aspect of Trans* people. It will also serve as an educational tool featuring the recent laws and policies directed to enhancing the lives of Trans* people in Malta.
Now that our country is considered a trailblazer in the field of LGBTIQ rights throughout Europe and beyond, the next steps have been taken to ensure that transgender and intersex persons are afforded the same rights as their fellow cisgender citizens when it comes to access to medical care.
Minister calls for a change in mentality
Hospitals should explore a system where transgender patients are allowed to input their preferred name, gender and pronouns into registration forms, even if the legal change has not yet happened, the health ministry has proposed.