Germany adopts intersex identity into law

_105021333_051185024Source: BBC News

Intersex people in Germany can now legally identify themselves as such under a new law adopted in December.

People who do not fit the biological definition of male or female can now choose the category “diverse” on official documents.

Those choosing the option will need a doctor’s certificate to register.

Intersex people are born with both male and female sex characteristics, which can appear at birth or later in life.

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