|Date of birth||4 December, 1990|
|Gender identity||nonbinary, genderfluid, and often agender|
Amita Kuttner, PhD is an astrophysicist who is in the race for leader of Canada's Green Party. They came out as nonbinary and pansexual in August 2019, 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."
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.
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- "Meet Amita Kuttner, Green Party Leadership Race Contender". HuffPost Canada. 11 September 2020. Retrieved 4 October 2020.
- Kuttner, Amita (2019). "Identity in Politics". amitakuttner.ca. Retrieved 18 May 2020.
- 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.
- Hyslop, Katie (26 August 2019). "Amita Kuttner on Being a Green, Non-Binary, and Pansexual Astrophysicist and Politician". The Tyee. Retrieved 18 May 2020.
- Gawley, Kelvin (7 August 2019). "'I was freaking out': Burnaby Green candidate comes out as non-binary". Burnaby Now. Retrieved 19 May 2020.