Legal recognition for those who don’t identify as either M or F

People who do not identify as male or female have achieved formal legal recognition in Australia for the first time, after the NSW Court of Appeal overturned a ruling that everyone must be listed as a man or a woman with the Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages.

In a landmark decision with major implications for thousands of intersex, androgynous and neuter people across the country, the court on Friday upheld an appeal by Sydney activist Norrie against a decision by the Administrative Decisions Tribunal that people must be officially registered as M or F — via redwolf.newsvine.com

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