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New York City creates gender-neutral 'X' option for birth certificates

IndiaTimes Wednesday, 10 October 2018
Mayor Bill de Blasio signed the provision into a law on Tuesday, making New York City the fifth place to do so after California, Oregon, Washington state and New Jersey. Three states and Washington, DC, also allow gender-neutral driver licenses. Transgender advocates have been pressing governments to allow identity documents to be more easily changed to match gender identity.
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New York City Adding Third Gender Category to Birth Certificates New York City Mayor Bill DeBlasio signed a new law Tuesday Denoted as 'X,' the option is intended for gender nonconforming citizens. The law will go into effect on January 1, 2019. Before the bill, transgender individuals had to get a...

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