U.S. Passport Applications to Say “Parent” and “Parent”

posted on Sat, Jan 8 2011 8:57 am by lhulin

Check out this article on Mombian:

On December 22, the State Department announced that they would be changing the U.S. passport application to say “Parent” and “Parent” rather than “Mother” and “Father.”

Many of you may have played a part in making this happen: After running into the Mother/Father problem while completing a passport application for my son back in July, I started a petition over at Change.org, asking the State Department to change the form to say “Parent” and “Parent.” Over 900 people signed, including, I assume, some of you who read my post about it here at Mombian.

The Family Equality Council also deserves our hearty recognition and thanks. They have led the effort for the passport change and have been advocating hard for it in Washington.

Read the rest here.