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UK court rules people cannot be gender neutral on their passports

UK court rules people cannot be gender neutral on their passports

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A court has ruled that people cannot have passports with their gender unspecified. Campaigner Christie Elan-Cane brought a challenge to the Court of Appeal arguing that passports with ‘X’ instead of gender should be available. They believe the UK’s passport application process, which requires individuals to indicate whether they are male or female, is ‘inherently discriminatory’.
Source: UK court rules people cannot be gender neutral on their passports

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