“It is no longer possible to deny our existence,” Zazim said in an interview with Reuters. “We’re here, it’s law. We’ve always been here, but now we can legally say it.”
The document will contain a “gender mark x”, intended for those who do not identify with the sexes. (Read later in this article).
Dana Zazim, a non-binary person with the first passport with an X gender mark in the US – Photo: Reproduction/Reuters
Zzyym, a former naval officer, won the right to court. But the US government said it was preparing to release the document “once it completes system updates in early 2022.”
“I felt like I was in a prison,” Zazim said. “I can’t find another way to describe it. I was denied my status as a human being. It was as if I wasn’t a citizen of my country.”
“[O marcador x] Defend Zzym It’s a great tribute to me and my community. I can be me, in every sense of the word. It’s a great time for me.”
The new US passport will contain, in addition to the “male” and “female” options in the identification of the traveler, the “X gender mark” which has a series of meanings:
- don’t say goodbye
Photo showing US passports – Photo: Spencer Davis/Pixels
The State Department, which is equivalent to the State Department, said it was working closely with other government agencies to ensure “a seamless travel experience for Americans, regardless of their gender identity.”
With this change, Americans are joining countries like Canada, Argentina, Australia, and New Zealand.
The department further strengthened its “commitment to promoting freedom, dignity and equity for all people,” including the LGBTQIA+ community.
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