MADRID (Europa Press).—The United Kingdom’s Supreme Court this Wednesday ruled against the issuance of gender-neutral passports, a case promoted by activist Christie Allen-Cain, who argued that the law does not allow this type of document. is infringement. human right.
According to the British Supreme Court, which unanimously ruled against it, people’s gender is a “biographical description that can be used to confirm the identity of individuals”, which is why it identified with the ‘X’ option. rejected. Allen defended Kane for decades.
“It is gender recognized for legal purposes and recorded in documents that are relevant,” stressed Lord Reid, chairman of the High Court, in a decision collected by the BBC. “There is no law in the UK that recognizes the category of persons without gender,” he insisted.
Allen-Kane assured that he would take the matter to the European Court of Human Rights and confirmed via his Twitter account that “the United Kingdom government and judicial system are on the wrong side of history” and “this is not the last”.
Currently, Argentina, Australia, the United States, Canada, Denmark, India, Malta, Nepal, the Netherlands, New Zealand and Pakistan issue gender-neutral passports, while Germany introduced the “intersex” category.
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