New German Law To Allow For Third Gender Option On Birth Certificates

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

On November 1, a new law will go into effect in Germany that opens up the option to choose a third gender on birth certificates, making it the first country in Europe to offer the distinction.  The law is meant for intersex babies, meaning that when a baby is born …

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