Volker Beck

German opposition pushes to simplify gender change for transsexuals

A German opposition party is putting forward a draft law that would make it easier for transsexuals to change their gender and name in official documents, Green Party lawmaker Volker Beck told dpa...

German legislator detained at banned gay pride event in Turkey

German Green Party legislator Volker Beck was temporarily detained in Turkey on Sunday after attempting to stop the arrest of a gay rights supporter who wanted to read a statement at the banned...