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German birth certificates will allow “blank” gender

German parents will be able to select not just male and female but “blank” on their children’s birth certificates, starting this November. Although both Australia and New Zealand offers citizens the option of selecting x for their gender on their passports, Germany is the first country that has introduced a law that adds a third gender option to birth certificates, which parents can choose if their child is born intersex. The Intersex Society of North America defines intersex as,”a general term used for a variety of conditions in which a person is born with a reproductive or sexual anatomy that doesn’t seem to fit the typical definitions of female or male… intersex isn’t a discreet or natural ...

German parents will be able to select not just male and female but “blank” on their children’s birth certificates, starting this November. Although both Australia and New Zealand offers citizens the option of selecting ...