Anunnaki Ray Marquez

“It took decades for Anunnaki Ray Marquez to accept himself. Then, on 17 September 2018, the state of Colorado accepted him, too, issuing a new birth certificate that said he was “intersex”, meaning born with a mix of what are considered male and female sex characteristics.”


Sam Levin (October 25, 2018). ‘Erasure of an entire group’: intersex people fear Trump anti-trans memo. (Archive)

Ariel Sobel (September 25 2018). Colorado Becomes First State to Not Assign Gender on Birth Certificate. (Archive)

Michael Sakas (September 21, 2018). Colorado Issues The State’s First Intersex Birth Certificate. (Archive)

Anunnaki Ray Marquez (September 20, 2018). I am Proudly the First in Colorado to get an Intersex Birth Certificate. (Archive)

Author: Jamie Shupe

Jamie Shupe is the first person in the United States to have their sex legally designated as non-binary, neither male or female. Shupe retired from the U.S. Army as a decorated Sergeant First Class (E-7) after 18 years of honorable military service.