M, F, nothing? Netherlands mulls erasing gender from ID cards

M, F, nothing? Netherlands mulls erasing gender from ID cards

(Thomson Reuters Foundation) – As countries around the world debate the vexed issue of how to reflect gender in official documents, the Netherlands is looking at a more radical solution – doing away with it altogether.

The proposal to remove the category from Dutch identity cards by 2025 came in a letter to parliament this month and is part of a government plan to “limit unnecessary sex registration where possible”.

More: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-netherlands-lgbt-lawmaking/m-f-nothing-netherlands-mulls-erasing-gender-from-id-cards-idUSKBN24A1UN

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