Wednesday, March 17, 2010

Australia sets precedent by issuing a document stating "sex not specified"

A Sydney resident has reportedly achieved a world first by successfully petitioning NSW authorities to be officially recognised as a non-gender person.

Norrie May-Welby, 48, received a "Sex Not Specified" status the day before Sydney's Mardi Gras parade after a month-long battle with the NSW Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages, the Sydney Star Observer reports.

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