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Argentina Becomes First Latin American Nation to Formally Recognize Nonbinary People

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Argentina Becomes First
Latin American Nation, to Formally Recognize
Nonbinary People.
Argentina Becomes First
Latin American Nation, to Formally Recognize
Nonbinary People.
'The New York Times' reports that those who identify as nonbinary can now choose to have their gender marked as an 'X' on their national identity documents and passports.
The decree by President Alberto Fernández
is his latest effort to expand the rights
of women and sexual minorities in Argentina.
The decree by President Alberto Fernández
is his latest effort to expand the rights
of women and sexual minorities in Argentina.
Just weeks ago, Fernandez signed into law a measure
that would set aside one percent of the country’s public
sector jobs for individuals who identify as transgender. .
Just weeks ago, Fernandez signed into law a measure
that would set aside one percent of the country’s public
sector jobs for individuals who identify as transgender. .
We have the need to expand our minds and realize that there are other ways to love and be loved and there are other identities besides the identity of man and the identity of woman. And they must be respected, President Alberto Fernández, via 'NYT'.
New Zealand, Canada, Australia and several
U.S. states also allow a nonbinary gender
marker on identity documents.
In June of 2021, the U.S. State Department announced it was developing a gender marker for people who identify
as nonbinary on passports and citizenship certificates.
In June of 2021, the U.S. State Department announced it was developing a gender marker for people who identify
as nonbinary on passports and citizenship certificates.
The International Civil Aviation
Organization also recognizes
the use of 'X' to mark a gender.
According to 'The New York Times,' Argentina's president
later noted that the use of 'X' as a nonbinary
marker was not an ideal solution.
According to 'The New York Times,' Argentina's president
later noted that the use of 'X' as a nonbinary
marker was not an ideal solution.
Fernández expressed hope that one day it might not be necessary and that everyone would eventually be referred to in gender-neutral terms.
Fernández expressed hope that one day it might not be necessary and that everyone would eventually be referred to in gender-neutral terms

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