According to news reports, Caitlyn Jenner filed paperwork last week with the California courts to change her legal name and gender.
Maryland’s modernized birth certificate gender marker policy becomes law by default on June 3, 2015. The law will take effect on October 1, 2015.
The New York State Department of Health, and Governor Andrew Cuomo, just announced it has modernized its policy regarding updating gender markers on birth certificates.
Chris Christie Puts up a Road Block for Transgender New Jerseyans: Vetoes Birth Certificate Modernization Bill
The National Center for Transgender Equality (NCTE) is disappointed to report Governor Christie vetoed a bill today that would have made it easier for transgender individuals to get new birth certificates issued with the correct name and gender.
As of today updated birth certificates are much more accessible and affordable for individuals born in the District of Columbia.