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New California Law to Introduce Third “Nonbinary” Gender on State IDs

HeadlineOct 18, 2017

California Governor Jerry Brown has signed a bill that will allow residents to claim a third gender when applying for official documents. Beginning in 2019, anyone applying for a driver’s license or birth certificate will be able to identify themselves as “female,” “male” or “nonbinary.” The legislation follows similar bills that passed in Oregon and Washington, D.C., with other states including New York set to follow suit.

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