Germany to allow third gender designation on birth certificates: ‘undetermined’ or ‘unspecified’

The purpose of the law is to take the pressure off of parents who might make hurried decisions on sex assignment surgery for infants.

Germany to allow third gender designation on birth certificates: ‘undetermined’ or ‘unspecified’

Science Recorder | James Fluere | Sunday, November 03, 2013

BBC News reports that Germany has become the first European country to recognize a third gender for babies with characteristics of both sexes. In other words, parents will no longer have to declare "male" or "female" gender on their baby's birth certificate... To continue reading, subscribe to Science Recorder today.

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