Transgender Legal Defense Project

The Transgender Legal Defense Project is a group of professional lawyers and paralegals established in 2012 which works for the advancement of LGBTI people’s rights in Russia and other former Soviet countries. The project focuses on legal gender recognition issues, providing legal services, educating transgender people and pushing for human rights-based procedures for changing documentation through strategic litigation.

Grant History

SRT has supported the Transgender Legal Defense Project since 2015.
Total funds received to date: £70,000
Current grant: £60,000 over 3 years
Grant start: 1st June 2016


Located in: Estonia
Working in: Russian Federation

Programmes: LGBTI Rights