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  • In January, American presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren promised that if she is elected, she will have "at least 50% of Cabinet positions filled by women and non binary people."[1][2]
  • In February, it was announced that Nepal's 2021 census would have a third gender option.[3]
  • On February 25, Ro Khanna, a Democratic member of the USA House of Representatives, proposed the Gender Inclusive Passport Act, which would add an "X" option to USA passports.[4]
  • Marvel Comics' series The New Warriors introduced a nonbinary superhero named "Snowflake", and received widespread backlash.[5]
  • In the USA, Virginia Governor Ralph Northam signed Senate Bill 246 on March 31, allowing for driver's license applicants to mark “male,” “female” or “non-binary” when designating their sex. The bill went into effect July 1.[6]
  • In July, a nonbinary New Yorker sued the state in pursuit of an "X" gender marker on their driver's license. New York currently only allows "M" or "F" gender markers on licenses.[7][8]
  • The 2020 USA Census made headlines for lack of a nonbinary gender option.[9][10]
  • In August 2020, the well-known videogame journalist and internet personality Jim Sterling came out as nonbinary.[11]
  • In the November 3rd elections, Mauree Turner was elected to the Oklahoma state legislature, making them the first out nonbinary person elected to any USA state legislature.[12]
  • In the US state of North Carolina, December 6 was formally recognized by the legislature as Gender Expansive Parents' Day.[13]
  1. Warren, Elizabeth (21 Jan 2020). "Restoring Integrity and Competence to Government After Trump". Medium. Retrieved 5 June 2020.
  2. Urbanski, Dave (22 January 2020). "Elizabeth Warren pledges to fill at least half her Cabinet with women and 'non binary people'". TheBlaze. Retrieved 5 June 2020.
  3. Mohamedbhai, Tahira (6 February 2020). "Nepal to count third gender in population census expanding social benefits to LGBTQ+community". Jurist.org. Retrieved 10 November 2020.
  4. Sanders, Wren (25 February 2020). "Proposed Bill Would Add Gender-Neutral Option to U.S. Passports". them. Retrieved 13 June 2020.
  5. Villarreal, Daniel (20 March 2020). "Marvel criticized for first non-binary superhero named "Snowflake"". LGBTQ Nation. Retrieved 14 May 2020.
  6. Van Slooten, Philip (7 April 2020). "Northam signs Va. non-binary driver's license bill into law". Washington Blade. Retrieved 14 May 2020.
  7. "New York state sued over driver's licenses that limit gender to 'M' or 'F'". syracuse.com. July 28, 2020. Retrieved October 20, 2020.
  8. Cruz, David (29 July 2020). "Nonbinary NYU Law Student Sues To Get "X" Gender Option On NY Driver's Licenses". Gothamist. Retrieved 20 October 2020.
  9. Schmid, Eric (March 17, 2020). "The 2020 Census Is Underway, But Nonbinary And Gender-Nonconforming Respondents Feel Counted Out". St. Louis Public Radio. Retrieved May 14, 2020.
  10. Brown, Jera. "The 2020 Census Fails Nonbinary Folks, But It's Important To Take Part Anyway". Rebellious Magazine. Retrieved 14 May 2020.
  11. Sterling, Jim [@jimsterling] (August 25, 2020). "I am non-binary pansexual gendertrash. I like all pronouns. I haven't been this comfortable with myself before. Ever.". Archived from the original on August 28, 2020. Retrieved August 28, 2020 – via Twitter.
  12. Smith, Kelsie (November 5, 2020). "Mauree Turner is the first nonbinary and first Muslim Oklahoma state lawmaker". CNN. Retrieved November 5, 2020.
  13. Vaughan, Dawn Baumgartner (4 December 2020). "A day to celebrate all parents, including LGBTQ parents, in NC". The News & Observer. Retrieved 4 January 2021.