State Department to Allow “X” Gender Marker on Passports

HeadlineJul 01, 2021

On the last day of Pride Month, the U.S. State Department announced it is working toward allowing gender nonconforming applicants to use the gender-neutral “X” marker on their passports. The State Department is also dropping a rule requiring trans applicants to provide medical certification in order to change the gender marker on their passports.

The original content of this program is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 United States License. Please attribute legal copies of this work to Some of the work(s) that this program incorporates, however, may be separately licensed. For further information or additional permissions, contact us.

Non-commercial news needs your support

We rely on contributions from our viewers and listeners to do our work.
Please do your part today.
Make a donation