Washington state considering ‘gender neutral’ option on birth certificates

OLYMPIA, Wa. (KING) The Washington State Department of Health is asking for public commentary on a proposal that would add a gender-neutral option for sex designation on birth certificates.

The proposed rule includes changes to the requirements for individuals to request a change to the sex designation on their birth certificate.

It also removes the requirement for medical verification for adults making a request, which would expand the number of providers who can verify the gender change for minors.

Read more: http://kng5.tv/2AXxjid


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