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Jamie Shupe, Oregon resident who identifies as neither male NOR female, becomes third gender and first legally NON-BINARY PERSON in the US!
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[quote:Anonymous Coward 63492018:MV8zMjA5NTQ1XzU3MzM5ODI3X0UxRUEyRDQ2] Years ago I saw an Ophra show on a person who was a hemetrodite ... Or whatever they are called. Person born with ovaries and a partial penis. Person did not identify as either man or woman. Wore a leather vest, pants, long straight hair and was thin. You literally couldn't figure out what it was. You'd be thinking one way and then a gesture or voice inflection made you change your mind, and then you'd change your mind again. I never felt more sorry for someone and I am not liberal. I wonder if you could find that clip on you tube. [/quote]
A circuit court judge has ruled an Oregon man can legally identify as "gender binary."
Following a decision passed down by the Multnomah County judge, 52-year-old Jamie Shupe has become the first individual in the country to attain the legal classification of being neither male nor female. "I have my life back," Shupe stated after the court ruling last week. "I'm not a male. I'm not a female."
The decision is being lauded by gay activist organizations, who argue "classic gender markers don't fit everybody," and the court decision will serve to help people "exist without labels that don't accurately describe them."
Shupe, who refers to himself by the pronoun "they," called the ruling the "greatest victory of [his] life."
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Wasn't able to post the other link to the Guardian newspaper, but this contains the meat of the article. I don't even know what to say.
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