Tertium NON datur: Gender binary as a 'principle of the Austrian legal order'?
Assoz. Univ.-Prof.in Mag.a Dr.in Elisabeth Greif
In Austria, the decision of the German Federal Constitutional Court concerning the recognition of a "third gender" has been eagerly awaited. Before long, the Austrian Constitutional Court will have to decide a similar case: For the very first time, an intersex person - Alex Jürgen - filed an application that the legal gender status be changed to "inter" or "divers" or be cancelled at all.