Transgender asked to be included in British passports third gender

British passports must appear a third choice in the column “gender”. This initiative was made by the British group of defenders of the rights of LGBT people Stonewall, about it reports The Independent.

According to human rights activists, a British transgender people afraid to travel abroad because passport control they may be subject to humiliating questioning about their true gender.

This measure is just one of a number of proposed Stonewall as part of the plan “Vision for change”. It involves the transformation of British society in order for transgender people (of which there are about 650 thousand) were able to feel themselves full-fledged citizens.

“People who do not fit into binary understanding of sex that are not protected by law. Official documents please call yourself a man or woman, offering a third option — even when it does not need for a specific document”, — explained in the organization.