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U.S. Judge Rules in Favor of Nonbinary Passport!

U.S. Judge Rules in Favor of Nonbinary Passport!

 

I couldn’t be happier or prouder about this news today, and to have played a role in it! Having a District Court Judge of the United States — where surgeries aimed at erasing intersex people from society originated, over half a century ago– acknowledge our right to be accurately identified as neither male nor female, is revolutionary.

As stated in the press release by Lambda Legal, who are representing my friend and colleague Dana Zzyym in their groundbreaking lawsuit for a non binary passport:

The Intersex Campaign for Equality and its Founding Director, Hida Viloria, played a critical role in bringing Dana’s case forward and in advising Lambda Legal on intersex and nonbinary issues.

 

Read more about Dana and the lawsuit here.

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Interesting fact: At approx. 1.7% of the population, Intersex people are as common as red-heads. “Everyone’s met an intersex person, you just may not know you have.”

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