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Connecticut birth certificate gender designation bill awaits Senate action

Friday, May 15, 2015
Connecticut State Capitol, in Hartford
A bill that would make it easier for transgender people in Connecticut to update their names and gender on their birth certificates faces one more legislative hurdle. [...]

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Wisconsin couple files lawsuit over birth certificate

Thursday, May 14, 2015
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Chelsea and Jessamy Torres allege the Wisconsin Department of Health Services refused to supply a birth certificate form that allowed both women to name themselves as parents of their son. [...]

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Hawaii legislature approves bill allowing birth certificate gender changes

Tuesday, May 5, 2015
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Thee state House and Senate approved a bill Tuesday that removes a surgical requirement, sending the bill to Gov. David Ige. [...]

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Bill to ease gender change on birth certificates advances in Hawaii legislature

Sunday, May 3, 2015
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The proposal to allow people to change gender on their birth certificates without having to undergo surgery cleared a legislative hurdle. [...]

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Wisconsin same-sex couple asks court to order both names on child’s birth certificate

Monday, April 20, 2015
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A same-sex couple who sued for the right to marry in Wisconsin wants a federal judge to mandate that both parents' names appear on their children's birth certificates. [...]

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Maryland lawmakers ease birth certificate requirements for transgender residents

Wednesday, April 8, 2015
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A measure to make it easier for transgender residents to get new birth certificates has cleared the Maryland General Assembly and now heads to Gov. Larry Hogan. [...]

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Transgender birth certificate change gets initial approval in Colorado House

Wednesday, April 1, 2015
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A bill to allow transgender people to change the gender listings on their birth certificates without undergoing sex reassignment surgery has won initial approval in the Colorado House. [...]

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Connecticut bill would make it easier to change gender on birth certificates

Sunday, March 29, 2015
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Connecticut is considering ways to make it easier for transgender people to update their names and genders on their birth certificates. [...]

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Birth certificate gender change wins initial Colorado House approval

Thursday, March 26, 2015
Colorado state capitol in Denver.
A bill to allow transgender people to change the gender listings on their birth certificates without undergoing sex reassignment surgery has passed its first test in the Colorado Legislature. [...]

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Virginia registrar praised for letter on recording births of same-sex couples

Tuesday, February 3, 2015
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Civil liberties lawyers are applauding Virginia's registrar of vital records for outlining new procedures to ensure the children of same-sex married couples are properly recorded by hospitals. [...]

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