Associated Press interviews Maria Sjödin on the first U.S. passport with ‘X’ Gender Marker

On October 27, 2021, OutRight’s Acting Executive Director, Maria Sjödin, was interviewed by the Associated Press on the issuing of the first U.S. passport with an ‘X’ Gender Marker. The passport was issued to intersex activist Dana Zzyym, setting a victorious precedent for non-binary, trans and intersex people. “I am hoping that this will as soon as possible become routine so that anyone who wants can just access an X in their passport in the US and around the world,” said Sjödin when asked about this historic development.

You can access the full interview here. Read OutRight's press release on the news here.