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September 18, 2015

Everyone, Including Caitlyn, Should be Able to Get Name/Gender Change Help!

According to news reports, Caitlyn Jenner filed paperwork last week with the California courts to change her legal name and gender.

May 26, 2015

Maryland Becomes 7th State to Modernize Birth Certificate Access

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.

June 5, 2014

BREAKING NEWS: New York State Modernizes Requirements for Birth Certificate Gender Markers

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.

January 13, 2014

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.

November 19, 2013

Modernized Birth Certificate Law Goes into Effect in DC Today

As of today updated birth certificates are much more accessible and affordable for individuals born in the District of Columbia.

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