New Biden Admin Policy to Allow Transgender and Non-Binary, Intersex, and Gender Non-Conforming Citizens to Obtain Passport Accurately Reflecting Their Gender, Aligning with Recommendations Outlined in HRC’s 2020 Blueprint for Positive Change
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, the Biden–Harris Administration announced that the U.S. Department of State will begin the process of including a non-binary gender marker and have modernized existing requirements for updating gender markers on United States passports — a policy that will impact millions of individuals in the U.S., including 1.2 million non-binary adults, 2 million transgender people, and as many as 5.5 million people who were born intersex. Human Rights Campaign President Alphonso David released the following statement on this historic advancement:
HRC’s Blueprint for Positive Change can be found on HRC’s website here.
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