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Isle of Wight Liberal Democrats

UK passports should allow 'X' as an alternative to 'male' or 'female'

April 5, 2017 12:00 PM
Originally published by UK Liberal Democrats

UK passports should allow people to define themselves as "X" as an alternative to male or female, Stonewall have said today.

Commenting on the news, Shadow Equalities Secretary Lorely Burt said: "I'm glad to see the Government has finally accepted that a review into the GRA is overdue. However, we don't need another review to tell us that x passports should be introduced.

"Given the Government is throwing cash down the drain changing the colour of our passports the least they could do is offer some comfort to individuals who don't want to identify as either male or female and introduce 'x' passports.

"As always this Government seem to have their priorities all wrong."