Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Illinois Relaxes Requirements For Transgender Identity Documentation

Illinois Relaxes Requirements For Transgender Identity Documentation: pFollowing through on a July settlement, an Illinois judge approved a new decree yesterday allowing transgender people to obtain new birth certificates reflecting their identified gender without undergoing genital reconstruction surgery. This is important for the many trans people for whom the surgery is not medically prudent, particularly because it carries with it the consequence [...]/p

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