US issues first passport with ‘X’ gender

US issues first passport with ‘X’ gender Blog October 28, 2021 US issues first passport with ‘X’ for gender after six-year battle. The United States has issued its first gender-neutral passport – a milestone in the advancement of rights for non-binary, intersex, and gender non-conforming US citizens. According to reports, Dana Zzyym, of Fort Collins, Colorado was the citizen who obtained the ‘X’ gender passport after a battle with the government over the issue lasting six years. Zzyym, who prefers a gender-neutral pronoun, described the euphoric moment the passport was delivered. “I almost burst into tears when I opened the envelope, pulled out my new passport, and saw the ‘X’ stamped boldly under ‘sex,'” Zzyym said. “I’m also ecstatic that other intersex and nonbinary U.S. citizens will soon be able to apply for passports with the correct gender marker. It took six years, but to have an accurate passport, one that doesn’t force me to identify as male or female but recognizes..Continue readingUS issues first passport with ‘X’ gender