Elan-Cane has been trying to do this since 1995, but courts in successive cases have agreed that the Home Office was right.
In a ruling issued on Wednesday The Supreme Court explained that the gender of passport applicants is “a biographical detail that can be used to establish identity by verification against the submitted birth, adoption or gender recognition certificates and other official records”.
The judges noted that the law in the United Kingdom Does not recognize asexual categoryWhile allowing the entry of a passport marked with an “X” would leave the authorities without a consistent approach to the issue, at the same time “maintaining a consistent approach to gender issues throughout the law and administration.”
The Supreme Court noted that Elan-Cane You were not the target of persecution At the border when using the passport, and her interest in obtaining a “X .” passport“Other considerations prevail, including safety and a consistent approach to gender.
The Supreme Court is the last resort in the UK and its decisions are not appealed. Ilan Kani declares Britain ‘is on the wrong side of history’ It declares a complaint to the European Court of Human Rights.
Interestingly, gender-neutral passports are issued by several countries around the world, including Argentina, Australia, Canada, Denmark, India, Malta, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Pakistan and the USA, while Germany introduced the … category.
Source: niezalezna.pl, PAP
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