Posts Tagged ‘passport lawsuit’
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
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
Video: Dana Zzyym’s Groundbreaking Third Gender Recognition Passport Lawsuit!
Our Associate Director Dana Zzyym is engaged in a historic federal lawsuit for a third gender passport, filed on Intersex Awareness Day 2015, against the U.S. State Department. Lambda Legal, Dana’s representatives in the lawsuit, argued Dana’s case in court today. In conjunction, Lambda Legal released this fantastic one minute video about the lawsuit, featuring…Read More
Lambda Legal Blasts State Dept in Zzyym’s Gender Recognition Lawsuit
Last Intersex Awareness Day, 2015, our Associate Director Dana Zzyym, who uses they/them/their pronouns, and Lambda Legal, the country’s largest, oldest LGBT civil rights organization, announced that they were suing the U.S. Department of State for denying Zzyym a passport that accurately reflects their sex and gender. Today, Lambda Legal staff attorneys urged the U.S. District Court…Read More
OII-USA Dana Zzyym’s Lawsuit in Newsday!
This great piece in Newsday accurately describes Dana’s case, points out that some intersex people, unlike Dana, identify as men or women (as we have always made clear), and even features a great pic of Dana and Paul Castillo, the Lambda Legal staff attorney representing Dana in this lawsuit. Big thanks to Newsday for giving…Read More
Excellent Coverage in Buzzfeed of Zzyym’s Groundbreaking Lawsuit
“Foreign nationals who have the X marker on their passports are permitted to enter the U.S. and yet we’re denying the same rights to our own citizens,” said Paul Castillo, the Lambda Legal staff attorney handling OII-USA Associate Director Dana Zzyym’s case. “When you are allowing foreign nationals more rights than you do your own…Read More