Skip to comments.New York City to Issue 3rd Gender 'X' on Birth Certificates Amid Transgender Push
Posted on 09/14/2018 8:04:05 AM PDT by SeekAndFind
New York City is the most recent city to allow a third gender option on birth certificates for persons who do not identify as male or female. They will be classified as gender X.
NBC News reported that the city council and board of health in the nation's largest city voted Wednesday to include the third gender marker on birth certificates as of Jan. 1, 2019. The new policy will no longer require persons who identify as such to provide a note from a doctor or a health care provider's affidavit in order to make such a change.
New York City Mayor Bill De Blasio, a Democrat, backed the policy earlier this summer, noting in statement that the city's policy will "allow transgender and gender nonconforming New Yorkers to live with the dignity and respect they deserve."
City Council Speaker Corey Johnson introduced the bill in June and lauded its passage, saying it was a historic day for New York "in its role as a worldwide champion for inclusivity and equality."
Toby Adams, executive director of the Intersex & Genderqueer Recognition Project, also hailed the passage, since it's "damaging legally and psychologically to have your gender identity misidentified, and there are so many places where we have to show our ID," he said.
Already in New York City, the human rights law code requires employers, landlords, and all businesses and professionals to use an employee's, tenant's, customer's, or client's preferred name, pronouns including 'ze' and 'hir' if so specified and titles regardless of the person's biological sex. Penalties for failing to comply, "misgendering," could result in thousands of dollars in fines.
With this latest move, New York City, which is home to approximately 8.6 million people, joins a handful of other politically liberal states New Jersey, Oregon, California, and Washington that also allow a nonbinary designation on birth certificates. A few states and Washington, D.C. allow for such gender markers on driver's licenses.
Although transgender and intersex are often conflated in political discourse, the two are not the same.
Intersex refers to chromosomal abnormalities in individuals with conditions like Klinefelter's or Turner syndrome whereas transgender refers to persons who, despite having the XX or XY chromosomes indicating female or male, believe they are the opposite sex. What is known as a nonbinary identification, meaning neither male nor female or a mixture of both, does not actually exist in material reality as human beings because, like the rest of mammals, they are a sexually dimorphic species.
Earlier this year, Ontario issued its first nonbinary birth certificate to a filmmaker who uses the plural pronouns "they" and "them." In the summer of 2017, Canada allowed the X gender marker to be placed on passports.
In Germany last month, the government moved to allow a third gender marker on official documents in compliance with a November 2017 court ruling from the Federal Constitutional Court, a decision which held that unless people had the option to select a third gender identity other than male or female, gender entries should be done away with altogether. The third marker there is called gender "diverse."
The RATS will do ANYTHING for votes.....
When there’s nothing left to ID the body but ‘dna’, how many gender choices are there. Guess “they” need to add some more choices huh?
How can the state of NY or anyone else know what a baby ‘identifies’ as? They can’t talk.
Liberals view the Constitution as a grant of rights and for some reason they view birth certificates as some sort of personal belief statement instead of what it really is ie official acknowledgement of that which has taken place in nature.
Since women under the age of 25 pay less than men for automobile insurance, what does an ‘X’ pay?
How much more insane are these idiots going to be????
DNA will not work, one must ask them how they identify. ME’s will have a tough job.
We live in interesting times.
I think this sort of media blitz worked with suburban white women because they weren't gay but they could get that feeling of smug superiority by embracing poor gay folk who just want to have love and raise a family in a spotless home in the burbs like they do on TV. Embracing trannies as truer versions of womanhood than themselves inherently blocks their ability to feel that smug superiority. They feel lessened by it. That won't fly with lefties. Feeling superior is why they are lefties in the first place.
New York City to Issue 3rd Gender ‘X’ on Birth Certificates Amid Transgender Push
Isn’t this racist against the 54 other genders?
The PC mob have little or no regard for reality.
I have three children, one of each.
Those kids will never have a chance ...
WTF is wrong with NYC?
This is why Scalia was assassinated.
Giving your boy or girl child an X on the birth certificate would be child abuse.
It should be Male, Female, Democrat.
Depends. An X by choice (changed voluntarily as an adult) is an obvious mental defective and a greater risk. An X from birth due to parental insanity, not so much.
Can’t wait for these kids to start suing their parents in 18 years for being so stupid.
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