New Russia decree imposes driving ban on people with ‘sex disorders’

January 9, 2015 11:26 AM

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New Russia decree imposes driving ban on people with ‘sex disorders’

On Thursday, the BBC and Mashable reported that the Russian government has imposed a driving ban on people with 'sex disorders,' including drivers who identify as transsexual or transgender. The move, as per the authorities, is aimed at reducing traffic deaths.

Russia's ban on drivers with sex, gender 'disorders' - primarily those which involve sexual preferences and gender identity - essentially marks an expansion of the country's legal campaign against homosexuality.

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