ADDED ON: 08/21/2018

Sex? Male, Female, ‘Diverse’: Germany Approves Third-Gender Option

08/21/2018 | Forbes

“Diverse” – the new third-gender option that Germany has approved for official identification records including birth certificates – means “other” or “various” and can be reversed at any point. The pioneer bill passed by the country’s government following a Supreme Court ruling last year will take effect by the end of this year, subject to parliamentary approval, making Germany the first European country officially to recognize sexual diversity. “ When a parent comes to register his newborn at the town hall, he will have the choice between three boxes: male, female and ‘diverse ’,” explain Le Point.


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