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Senator raises a “debate” so that Uruguay recognizes identity of non-binary people

Last week, the Special Commission on Human Rights, Equity and Gender resumed the discussion on a bill that seeks to establish "parity" in public elective positions. It seeks to guarantee, in general terms, that men and women can have equal access to these positions through the formation of lists.

In this framework, the president of the commission, Silvia Nane (Frente Amplio) posed a question: why the project —and the terminology in general in similar cases— speaks of “sex” and not “gender”.

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