Posts Tagged ‘Dana Zzyym’
Dana Zzyym’s Op-ed for NBC News
Our Associate Director Dana Zzyym explains what drove them to fight for so long for the first US passport with an X sex/gender marker in a beautiful op-ed for NBC News titled, “America finally issued me an acurate passport. Here’s why it took so long.” “For centuries, society has ignored and even hidden the existence…Read More
Rep. Khanna introduces legislation to add third gender option for US passports!
We are deeply grateful to California Representative Ro Khanna for introducing legislation today, which we are proud to have worked with his office on, that would allow non-binary U.S. citizens to be recognized with an X instead of an M or an F on passports. One of our founding missions–along with ending the practice of…Read More
Lambda Legal Continues Fight for Dana Zzyym’s Non-Binary Passport!
==================================================== PRESS RELEASE, Thursday, May 09, 2019 From out colleagues at Lambda Legal ==================================================== Lambda Legal to Tenth Circuit: Affirm Ruling for Nonbinary Intersex Veteran Seeking an Accurate U.S. Passport “It’s absurd that the State Department would rather me just randomly check a box: male or female. It’s not who I am, and it would…Read More
Judge Rules In Assoc. Dir. Dana Zzyym’s Favor for Nonbinary Passport!
Earlier today, a district court judge ruled in support of our Associate Director Dana Zzyym’s lawsuit for a passport that accurately reflects their sex as neither male nor female and we couldn’t be happier! As stated in the ruling: “I find that the Department failed to show that its decision-making process regarding the policy was…Read More
Dana Zzyym Continues Fight for Intersex Federal Recognition!
From our Executive Director, Hida Viloria Yesterday, our associate director Dana Zzyym returned to federal district court in Denver, Colorado, to fight for the right to have their sex/gender (the two are conflated in law) accurately recognized as neither male nor female, but intersex and non-binary. As Dana and their legal representative Paul Castillo, from…Read More
Perfect Until Cut Webinar with Dana Zzyym tomorrow!
Please join our Associate DirectorDana Zzyym for an interactive webinar about their groundbreaking non-binary passport lawsuit! Friday, Nov. 17, 2017 4-5 pm EST (2-3 pm MST; 1-2 pm PST). See details for how to join in here.Read More
Assoc Dir Zzyym Speaks Out About Their Landmark Non-binary Lawsuit on ABC News!
Intersex Campaign for Equality’s Dana Zzyym is interviewed on ABC News regarding their landmark lawsuit against the U.S. State Department for a passport with a non-binary gender designation. Go Dana! We are proud to have assisted in this case, and to call Dana our Associate Director. We are also deeply grateful to them,…Read More
Fight for Non-Binary Passport Continues!
As reported in a press release yesterday, Lambda Legal has filed a motion to reopen the case of Dana Zzyym, our Associate Director, for non-binary gender recognition on their passport. Zzyym, who identifies as non-binary and uses they/them/theirs pronouns, is the first non-binary American to sue for the right to accurate federal gender…Read More