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Mexico's top court says new birth certificate must be issued after sex change

 Mexico’s Supreme Court asked the state of Jalisco on Wednesday to grant a new birth certificate to a resident there to reflect the fact the person changed their sex and name, another step toward equal rights in the socially conservative country.

US: Male, Female or ‘X’: The Push for a Third Choice on Official Forms

New York City is the latest place to offer gender-neutral birth certificates. But after someone changes the sex to “X,” things get complicated.

New Zealand: Should New Zealand drop gender for birth certificates, licences?

In New Zealand, citizens have the freedom to change their gender identity on citizenship records. Kiwis can choose to have passports marked with male, female or X, without the need to amend the details on birth certificates or citizenship records.

Pakistan: NA passes Transgender Persons Protection of Rights Bill 2018

The National Assembly on Tuesday passed the Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill, 2018 aimed at ensuring rights of transgender persons

Thailand: New study highlights need for legal protections to reduce marginalization of transgender people

Transgender people continue to experience marginalization and exclusion in Thai society because of a lack of legal protections. This is a key finding from a new study on legal gender recognition launched on 2 May at a national level meeting in Bangkok.