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Canada soon to allow gender-neutral passports

OTTAWA: Canadian citizens who do not identify as male or female will soon be able to mark "X" on their passports and other identity documents, the government of Canada said Thursday. From August 31, citizens will be able to add an "observation" to their passports stating their sex should be "identified as 'X', indicating it is unspecified," the government said in a statement. The move will help Canadians have documents that "better reflect their gender identity," it said. These interim measures will be in force…