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UK Considers Trans Passport Change

Transgender citizens of the UK may be allowed to opt-out of identifying themselves as male or female on passports, should a proposed rule change be approved. Currently everybody with a passport must identify themselves as male or female on the document. But the Home Office has begun a consultation on changing the system to allow a category for the small …

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Surgery No Longer Required To Change Gender On U.S. Passports

If you’d like to change the listed gender on your passport, the U.S. State Department has dropped its requirement that you must have already had sexual reassignment surgery. The policy, which goes into effect Thursday, allows a gender change with a certification from an attending physician. The doctor’s certification must confirm only that the passport applicant has undergone treatment for …

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