M, F or Blank: Third Gender Official in Germany from November

August 18th, 2013

Published on Spiegel Online International, by Friederike Heine, August 16, 2013.

Germany is set to become the first country in Europe to introduce a third, “indeterminate” gender designation on birth certificates. The European Union, which is attempting to coordinate anti-discrimination efforts across member states, is lagging behind on the issue … //
… “Germany’s move will put more pressure on Brussels,” Agius concludes. “That can only be a good thing.”
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