Nepal Issues IDs With 'Third Gender' Option

American VoicesOpinion ISSUE 49•04 Jan 24, 2013

In what is being hailed as a major victory for transgender activists, the Himalayan nation of Nepal began issuing citizenship certificates that allow the holder to select the option “third gender” if they do not identify as male or female. What do you think?

  • “Now where am I supposed to go on vacation? Nepal was my go-to destination for gender certainty.”

    Ty Cangemi –
    Cabana Attendant

  • “Sure, this is great for men, women, and the third-gendered, but when will we humanimals finally get the recognition we deserve?”

    Bobbi Dee Wischnack –
    Sock Examiner

  • “Now I’m even further from an answer about that Sherpa I traveled with last year.”

    John-Clay Wilhoit –
    Illustrator

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