Lambda Legal said that nationally, people have been harassed and even assaulted after presenting IDs to police, hospital workers, employers, airport staff, bank tellers and others that don't match their gender identity or expression.
"Our lives are so gendered, which is why it's important that driver licenses and other forms of IDs recognize people who are non-binary", Nancy Haque of Basic Rights Oregonsaid in a statement.
Gender non-binary residents will soon be able to select "X" for non-specified gender when they apply for their identification cards.
The DMV made the change after a Multnomah County judge allowed retired Army mechanic Jamie Shupe to legally identify as non-binary.
The decision came from the state's Transportation Commission Thursday evening.
The policy change was cheered by supporters as a major step in expanding legal recognition and civil rights for people who do not identify as male or female. Out reports that the change will go into effect on July 3.
Since Shupe's petition was granted, judges in two OR counties have granted similar petitions to transgender people.
Last year, intersex activist and Navy veteran Dana Zzyym sued the federal government for the right to choose a third gender on their passport. And there are quite a few of us: According to the results of a GLAAD survey released earlier this year, 12 percent of millennials identify as trans or gender non-conforming. "Removing barriers for people is critical to helping all of us live healthy, productive lives". Applicants who want a new ID will pay fees for replacement or renewal.
Oregon Department of Motor Vehicles officials say they received little opposition to the change, which they first announced plans to carry out last summer. "The state of OR sees me for who I am".
As OPB's Kristian Foden-Vencil reported a year ago, several other countries recognize a third gender, including India, Pakistan, Australia and Germany. California would be the first state to establish a third gender option through legislation.
The license decision comes a year after a judge in OR ruled, in what legal experts believe is the first such decision in the US, that a transgender person can legally change their sex to nonbinary, allowing a change from female to nonbinary by 52-year-old Jamie Shupe.
The suspect is a 24-year-old man who was arrested on suspicion of offenses contrary to the Terrorism Act, police wrote in a tweet. He is the eight person to be released from United Kingdom custody without any further action, while another ten remain in cells.
Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer , seen in 2014, wrote a farewell post to employees titled "Nostalgia, Gratitude & Optimism". The new company, which combines AOL and Yahoo brands such as HuffPost and Yahoo Finance, is called Oath .
The pair reportedly discussed Roy's plans to die by suicide, and spoke on the phone before Roy was found dead in his truck. Carter's attorneys will likely argue the Plainville woman broke no law and was exercising her right to free speech.
He knows the dynamic that now exists in a chamber that is led by House Speaker Paul Ryan, an ardent Trump defender and apologist. He told CNN that his name was not mentioned specifically, but he did speak with Capuano afterward about Monday's letter.
Jones pointed to how NBC crew members manipulated lighting for the interview as evidence it was a strategic attack on him. If you've ever watched Alex Jones , as I have, you might come away steeped in a dark and distorted view of the world.
The only area where Nashville wasn't markedly better than the defending Stanley Cup champions is the only one that really matters. It's Aberg's second goal of the playoffs. "We're concerned about where the series is at", Predators captain Mike Fisher said.
Surrounded by North Korean guards, Warmbier delivered a highly scripted "confession" that appeared to have been written for him. Rodman told the news reporters that he has nothing to do with detained Americans on his trip to the secluded country.
Apple has revealed that its latest mobile operating system will include a "do not disturb" feature to stop phone use at the wheel. The HomePod is Apple's first new gadget in almost three years, following its announcement of the Apple Watch in September 2014.
Yanez never said he was sure he saw a gun, until he testified, Paulsen said. "And now they've been deprived of that role model". The mother of a black man fatally shot by a Minnesota police officer last July says her son shouldn't have died the way he did.
The monitor recorded the coalition's deadliest month for Syrian civilians between April 23 and May 23, with 225 civilians killed. Turkey views the YPG as a terrorist group aligned with the PKK which has fought a bloody campaign in southeast Turkey since 1984.
The clarification is becoming increasingly relevant in case of a here-we-go-again extension of this series to seven games. With a coach or trainer, we just verbalize and at that time we should listen to the PA announcer to who it is on.
DC police to charge 12 Turkish security agents
While America views free speech and protest as an integral part of its democracy, the same can not be said for Turkey . Sources tell The New York Times that the guards will face several felony and misdemeanor counts.
Preet Bharara stopped answering Donald Trump's calls
Bharara said it's "reasonable" to assume Mueller is looking at the obstruction issue among others as part of his investigation. Bharara was asked by the Trump administration to put in his papers along with 45 other U.S. attorneys on March 10.
Qatar says Gulf citizens can stay despite crisis
Qatar yesterday moved to avoid an escalation of the feud, telling citizens of its Gulf neighbours that they are welcome to stay. The decision will come as a relief to the more than 11,000 people from Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Bahrain living in Qatar.
Another rough start for Preds' Rinne
Crosby had his back to Sheary when he made the flawless feed, so it was the kind of play no team could possibly plan for. Subban drew laughs when he attributed a Game 3 run-in with Crosby to a discussion about Subban's bad breath.
Unseeded Ostapenko wins French Open for 1st title
Unseeded Jelena Ostapenko has won the French Open , beating No. 3 Simona Halep 4-6, 6-4, 6-3 to claim her first tour-level title. The unseeded Latvian upset Simona Halep with a ferocious performance full of both winners and unforced errors.