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Argentina rolls out ID cards for non-binary people

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Buenos Aires, July 22: People who neither identify as male nor female in Argentina will be able to use "X" the gender field in their national ID document and passports starting Wednesday.

Argentina is the first country in South America to officially recognize non-binary citizens.

Argentina rolls out ID cards for non-binary people

The county's center-left government said it was joining countries such as New Zealand, Canada and Australia with its decision.

According to a notice published in the official gazette, applications for national ID documents will cover a variety of gender options, including non-binary, unspecified and undefined.

A 'thousand ways to love'

Argentina's President Alberto Fernandez delivered the first three ID cards with the "X" format during an official ceremony.

Source: DW

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