Amita Kuttner

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Amita Kuttner
Date of birth 4 December, 1990[1]
Nationality Canadian
Pronouns they/them[2]
Gender identity nonbinary, genderfluid, and often agender[2]
Occupation astrophysicist

Amita Kuttner, PhD is an astrophysicist who is in the race for leader of Canada's Green Party.[3] They came out as nonbinary and pansexual in August 2019[4], saying in an interview that "I decided to come out because of feeling a kind of incongruity trying to just act like I'm just a woman all the time."[5]

Their campaign platform includes issues such as decolonization, reform of political institutions, criminal justice reform, comprehensive healthcare, steps toward a more earth-friendly economy, and free college tuition.[6]

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  1. "Meet Amita Kuttner, Green Party Leadership Race Contender". HuffPost Canada. 11 September 2020. Retrieved 4 October 2020.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Kuttner, Amita (2019). "Identity in Politics". Retrieved 18 May 2020.
  3. Parsons, Vic (10 March 2020). "This astrophysicist could become the first non-binary person to lead a major political party in Canada". PinkNews. Retrieved 18 May 2020.
  4. Hyslop, Katie (26 August 2019). "Amita Kuttner on Being a Green, Non-Binary, and Pansexual Astrophysicist and Politician". The Tyee. Retrieved 18 May 2020.
  5. Gawley, Kelvin (7 August 2019). "'I was freaking out': Burnaby Green candidate comes out as non-binary". Burnaby Now. Retrieved 19 May 2020.