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Lawsuit challenging New York’s gender ID options is poised to break the binary

Aug 10, 2020 – For non-binary New Yorkers, the male or female gender markers on official documents forces them to choose an option that does not match their identity. A new lawsuit is challenging the gender binary and New York State in hopes of adding an ‘X’ marker. We heard from the NYU Law student who filed the case, Sander Saba, and one of the lawyers working with Lambda Legal on the case, Hannah Chanoine, Partner at O’Melveny & Myers.

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