A Girl Fights To Be Called By Her Name In Iceland, Suing Government

For 15 years, an Icelandic teenager has been called her given name, Blaer Eidsdottir, by everyone except government employees and other officials. That’s because “Blaer” (reportedly Icelandic for “light breeze”) isn’t on a list of government-approved names for girls.

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