I’M A UNICORN: UC Berkeley Says Students Can Now Apply Using 6 Genders

Published on August 8, 2015

Anyone can be anything now.

Starting this fall, students applying to the University of California will have the option to choose among six gender identities listed on undergraduate admissions forms: male, female, trans male, trans female, gender queer/gender non-conforming and different identity.

The identity choices, officials said, are intended to help serve the student body of each campus.

“When a university has better information on their student population, better decisions can be made about allocating the resources to support students,” said Kate Moser, spokeswoman at UC’s office of the president.

Read more: LA Times