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Austria issues first intersex birth certificate

Austria issues first intersex birth certificate

Austria issued its first intersex birth certificate on Thursday, after a four-year battle, as a growing number of countries offer identity documents with options other than male and female. Alex Juergen, who is intersex, a term for people who are born with atypical chromosomes or sex characteristics, is waiting to receive the new birth certificate […]

Intersex Austrian becomes first to get third-sex identity documents

Intersex Austrian becomes first to get third-sex identity documents

The first Austrian to gain official documents with a third option beyond male or female on Wednesday hailed the move as recognition for those who do not identify as either. “(For) the first time in my life, I feel seen by the law,” said Alex Juergen, who is intersex, a term for people who are […]