Saturday 12/4/21

The United States has issued its first passport in which the holder's gender is listed as "X," a "gender marker for non-binary, intersex, and gender non-conforming persons," the US State Department announced on Wednesday.

"We look forward to offering this option to all routine passport applicants once we complete the necessary system and form updates in early 2022," the statement said.

As the State Department first announced in the summer, instead of an "M" for "male" or "F" for "female," people who do not identify as either will now have the option to select an "X" instead.