The 3,000-year-old Yew tree, which is located in Fortingall in Perthshire, Scotland, has been identified as a male and therefore producing only pollen. This year, one of its branches produced berries that only the female trees produce. So the media immediately described this as "sex change", identifying it so as a transgender tree while it is more an intersex tree.
This weekend in Edinburgh, Scotland will be organized a conference for transgender and intersex people.
Australia has introduced a new gender category on their passports: X or indeterminate for transgender or intersex individuals (Bielski). Britain is also considering this proposal (Baghdjian).According to both representatives in Britain and Australia, the change is to prevent discrimination against individuals who do not fit within traditional gender boundaries.