Entry #11300: Legal recognition of non-binary gender in India

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RegionIndia
IssueLegal recognition of non-binary gender
StatusRecognized
Start DateApr 15, 2014
End Datenow
DescriptionIndia's Supreme Court has ruled to recognize a third gender commonly known as hijra. Indian passports display this with the descriptor "O" (other), with other identification documents also availble with "T" (transgender) and "TG" (third gender).
Sourceshttps://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-india-27031180 https://www.telegraphindia.com/odisha/state-s-first-transgender-passport/cid/1391219


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Revision by beeurd

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NoteIndia's Supreme Court has ruled to recognize a third gender commonly known as hijra. Indian passports display this with the descriptor "O" for "other".India's Supreme Court has ruled to recognize a third gender commonly known as hijra. Indian passports display this with the descriptor "O" (other), with other identification documents also availble with "T" (transgender) and "TG" (third gender).

Revision by beeurd

Old Value (Original) New Value
NoteIndia's Supreme Court has ruled to recognize a third gender commonly known as hijra.India's Supreme Court has ruled to recognize a third gender commonly known as hijra. Indian passports display this with the descriptor "O" for "other".
Sourceshttps://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-india-27031180.amphttps://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-india-27031180 https://www.telegraphindia.com/odisha/state-s-first-transgender-passport/cid/1391219

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