About: Jamie Shupe

Jamie Shupe is the first person in America to have their sex legally designated by a United States court as non-binary. Jamie’s court victory occurred in Portland, Oregon on June 10, 2016.

On November 1, 2016, Jamie Shupe became the first person to ever have a Washington, D.C. birth certificate issued as a sex other than male or female.

As a result of Jamie’s court victory and the resulting non-binary court order, on June 15, 2017 the Oregon Transportation Commission unanimously voted to begin issuing an “X” marker on Oregon drivers licenses and state identification cards beginning on July 3, 2017; making Oregon the first State in United States history to do so.

Jamie Shupe retired as a Sergeant First Class (E7) from the United States Army after serving as a tank mechanic, squad leader, platoon sergeant, and then Maintenance Control Sergeant (senior enlisted leader) for the Direct Support Maintenance Facility of the 10th Mountain Division at Fort Drum, New York. Jamie’s military awards include, from lowest to highest: (8) Army Achievement Medals, (4) Army Commendations Medals, and (2) Army Meritorious Service Medals. Jamie’s additional duties included Master Fitness Trainer, Equal Opportunity Representative, and Information Systems Security Officer. Jamie was the Distinguished Honor Graduate at their Basic Non-commissioned Officer Course (BNCOC) and the top academic graduate at their Advanced Non-commissioned Officer Course (ANCOC).

What is Jamie Shupe’s genetic ancestry?

West Europe: 74% (Primarily located in: Belgium, France, Germany, Netherlands, Switzerland, Luxembourg, Liechtenstein)

Scandinavia: 9%

Italy/Greece: 6%

Caucasus: (Primarily located in: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Iran, Iraq, Syria, Turkey) 3%

Popular essays I’ve written that have been published in The Guardian, Mercatornet, The Daily Signal, and Youth Critical Professionals.

Jamie Shupe (August 1, 2017). This debate is about gender dysphoria, not transgender military service. Mercatornet.com (Archive)

Jamie Shupe (July 22, 2017). You Can’t Feel Like a Girl: An Essay by Jamie Shupe. Youthtranscriticalprofessionals.org (Archive)

Jamie Shupe (June 16, 2016). I am the first official genderless person in the United States. Theguardian.com (Archive)