Oregon driver’s licenses will get a third non-binary gender option


A new option is coming to driver’s licenses and ID cards in Oregon.

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The Pacific Northwest state is the first in the country to offer a third non-binary gender option on ID cards.

A note on the official Oregon DMV website says starting in July you can select “X,” or “M” or “F” as the sex identifier on forms for official identification. 

One Oregonian led the way for a non-gender option on state IDs when Jamie Shupe fought in court to be recognized as a non-binary genderLast year’s ruling on the case that a transgender person can legally change their sex to something other than male or female paved the way for the option to make it onto official documents like licenses. Read more…

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