Oregon has become the first state in U.S. history to offer more than two gender options on identity documents, including driver’s licenses, making it the first to legally recognize non-binary, intersex and agender people on ID cards. The history-making rule went into effect on July 3. Oregon residents now have the option to choose among three gender categories

when applying for driver’s licenses or state ID cards: male, female and “X” for non-binary or unspecified. For Army veteran Jamie Shupe, who in June 2016 became the nation’s first person to legally change their gender to non-binary, it’s the culmination of an emotional, exciting year. “I’ve trembled with the fear of failure and cried tears until I had no more tears to cry, because of the magnitude of what’s been at stake — and now won,” Shupe told NBC News. READ MORE