|The reform aims to curb gender discrimination. [Agencies]|
Australians have been given a third choice when describing their gender on passport applications, BBC reported.
Transgender people and those of ambiguous sex will be able to list their gender as indeterminate, which will be shown on passports as an X.
People whose gender was different from that of their birth were previously required to have reassignment surgery before they could change their passport to their preferred sex.（点击英国广播公司网站查看原文）
(China.org.cn September 21, 2011)