NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio signs law adding ‘X’ gender category to birth certificates

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio signs a law adding “X” as a third sex on birth certificates.

“New Yorkers should be free to tell their government who they are, not the other way around,” de Blasio said. “This new legislation will empower all New Yorkers — especially our transgender and gender non-binary residents — to have birth certificates that better reflect their identity, and it furthers the City’s commitment to defending the rights of our LGBTQ community.”

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