Life in Transition, part III: The legal hurdle

By By Lauren Caruba, Staff writer

In Texas, transgender people who wish to change their name and gender markers on their driver’s licenses and birth certificates must first go to court and obtain a certified court order. For many, having identification and records matching their physical appearance can make all the difference in securing jobs or housing.

But the process can be expensive, time consuming and fraught with uncertainty. For that reason many transgender Texans have no documents supporting their gender identity, a reality that became all the more important when a state legislator began filing “bathroom bills” that would restrict bathroom access based on the gender [READ MORE HERE]

Source: My San Antonio News

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