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US issues first passport with 'X' gender******
The United States on Wednesday announced its first passport with "X" for gender, a landmark step for people outside the binary male or female categories.
The State Department said it had issued a first passport with "X" for gender and would make the option routinely available by early 2022 both for passports and birth certificates of Americans abroad.
"I want to reiterate, on the occasion of this passport issuance, the Department of State's commitment to promoting the freedom, dignity and equality of all people – including LGBTQI+ persons," State Department spokesman Ned Price said in a statement.
Secretary of State Antony Blinken had promised to address the issue in June but said that there were technological hurdles that needed to be addressed.
Under Blinken, the State Department has also allowed US passport holders to select their gender on passports.
Previously, Americans required medical certification if they sought to mark a gender on their passports different than on their birth certificates or other documents.
The Human Rights Campaign, a leading advocacy group for LGBTQ rights, called the new passport policy "historic."
The move "will mitigate the risk of discrimination, harassment and violence faced by millions of non-binary, intersex and gender non-conforming Americans who travel abroad," said JoDee Winterhof, the group's senior vice president of policy and political affairs.
"The United States must encourage other governments around the world to follow suit in adopting inclusive policies," she said.
At least 11 other countries already have an "X" or "other" option for passports, according to the Employers Network for Equality and Inclusion, a London-based advocacy group.
The countries include Canada, Germany and Argentina as well as India, Nepal and Pakistan.
The State Department made the announcement on the week of Intersex Awareness Day as it vowed to support people who face discrimination over their gender identity.
US President Joe Biden has promised to make advocacy of LGBTQ rights a top priority of his administration.
Knee injury forces Fati out of Barcelona squad for Rayo game******
MADRID, Oct. 27 (Xinhua) -- FC Barcelona coach Ronald Koeman received another setback just hours before his side's La Liga match away to Rayo Vallecano on Wednesday, with the news that Ansu Fati had to withdraw from the squad with a knee injury.
The 18-year-old has just returned to first-team action after almost a year out with an injury to his left knee that required four operations to correct.
Now he is struggling with an issue in his right knee that he suffered in Sunday's 2-1 defeat at home to Real Madrid.
Although he had originally been included in Wednesday's matchday squad, the club confirmed in a statement that "first-team player Ansu Fati has pain in his right knee."
The club refused to say how long the striker will be out, only informing that "he is unavailable for selection and his recovery will dictate his return."
Koeman, who is again under immense pressure following Sunday's defeat, must decide whether to start with Sergio Aguero or Luuk de Jong. Enditem
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