Germany Challenges Binary Gender Definition

This autumn Germany will become the first European country to offer three options on a child’s birth certificate. According to Spiegel Online International, German Birth Certificates from November 1st  will have three options: the traditional ‘male’ and ‘female’ and a ‘blank’ option. The additional choice permits children born with both male and female traits to choose […]

Nepal Recognises Third Gender

Nepal has come to recognise officially that its citizens are not all male or female. The Nepalese Government has passed a resolution allowing people who do not fit into the binary code of gender identity to describe themselves as ‘other’ on official documentation. Other countries to look at changes in such legislation are Australia, India, Pakistan and […]