RHEANA MURRAYnydailynews.com Germany joins Australia as the only countries that allow parents to skip a definite gender on a birth certificate. Newborns can be labeled 'blank' instead of male or female, starting in November. Germany is set to become the first European country to add a third gender option to birth certificates. Parents can choose between male, female or “blank” starting in November, Spiegel Online reported. The new law allows parents of newborns who have characteristics of both sexes to wait until the children are old enough to decide if they want to be labeled male or female. Or, people can opt to remain genderless. Germany is right behind Australia, which became the first country in the world to legally introduce a third gender, about six weeks ago. Earlier this year, Nepal announced it would start issuing third gender citizen certificates. to read more click here: nydailynews.com
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