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Advocates Protest Name Change Denial (GCN, 9.14.06)

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Advocates Protest Name Change Denial Trans rights group presses for reconsideration of Manhattan ruling By Duncan Osborne Gay City News 14-20 September 2006 Volume 5, Number 37 The Sylvia Rivera Law Project is objecting after a Manhattan Civil Court judge denied name changes to four transgendered women who sought the new names as part of transitioning to their […]

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Birth Certificate Policy Must Reflect Reality of Trans Lives

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Birth Certificate Policy Must Reflect Reality of Trans Lives By Pauline Park and Michael Silverman Gay City News 16 November 2006 Most people don’t think about their birth certificates. But for transgendered people, changing the sex designation on their birth certificates from M to F or F to M can be a crucial step in getting a job, traveling, and […]