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Oregon Becomes First State to Add Third Gender to Driver’s Licenses

Oregon became the first state in U.S. history on Thursday to offer more than two gender options on identity documents, including driver's licenses, making it the first to legally recognize non-binary, intersex and agender people on ID cards.

When the history-making rule — which the state Transportation Commission passed late Thursday afternoon — goes into effect on July 3, Oregon residents will have the option to choose among three gender categories when applying for driver's licenses or state ID cards: male, female and "X" for non-binary or unspecified.

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Germany now registering 'genderless' babies with both male and female characteristics


They are sometimes referred to as "intersex" people -- individuals with chromosomes, genitalia or even just characteristics that resemble both the male and female sex -- and for the first time ever, they now have their own gender category on birth certificates in Europe. According to BBC News, Germany has officially become the first nation in the world to allow parents to register their newborn babies as genderless, or "indeterminate sex," when it is determined that they bear both male and female attributes.
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