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Ferguson with their "X" birth certificate.
Luna M. Ferguson is a Canadian filmmaker, author, and LGBTQ activist.
In May 2017, Ferguson applied to change their birth certificate gender to nonbinary. After extended delay, in September 2017 they filed a human rights complaint with the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario. The government of Ontario changed its policies in 2018 and issued Ferguson with a birth certificate showing their gender as X.
They wrote a memoir titled Me, Myself, They: Life Beyond the Binary, which was published May 2019.
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- "Gender 'X': Ontario issues its first 'nonbinary' birth certificate". Nbcnews.com. Retrieved 2018-06-05. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
- Leyland Cecco in Toronto (2018-05-08). "Transgender rights: Ontario issues first non-binary birth certificate | World news". The Guardian. Retrieved 2018-06-05. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
- "Filmmaker receives non-binary birth certificate 'that correctly display who I am' after legal battle with Ontario". National Post. 2018-05-08. Retrieved 2018-06-05. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
- "I'll Keep Fighting Until I'm Legally Recognized As A Non-Binary Canadian". Huffingtonpost.ca. 2017-10-25. Retrieved 2018-06-05. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
- "Me, Myself, They". House of Anansi Press. Retrieved 3 August 2020.
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