Tsipras gets approval for gender bill despite coalition partner's absence

PoliticsGreek Politics Tags: Independent Greeks, Kammenos, Mitsotakis, New Democracy, SYRIZA, Tsipras
Photo by Ageliki Koronaiou/Fosphotos
Photo by Ageliki Koronaiou/Fosphotos

The government made it through Tuesday’s vote on the draft legislation allowing Greeks to change their gender identity without needing medical treatment.

The coalition is unlikely to have suffered any permanent damage despite the fact that SYRIZA’s coalition partner Independent Greeks (ANEL) did not support the bill, which was strongly defended by Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Monday.

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