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Transportation Security Administration (TSA)

Sep 9, 2017 | Posted by in Resource, Travel | Comments Off on Transportation Security Administration (TSA)

Info from TSA on Transgender Passengers Transgender Passengers TSA recognizes the concerns that some members of the transgender community may have with certain security screening procedures at the nation’s security checkpoints. TSA is committed to ensuring all travelers are treated with respect and courtesy. Screening is conducted without regard to a person’s race, color, sex,Read more …

Social Security Administration – Update Records

Sep 9, 2017 | Posted by in Resource, Vital Records | Comments Off on Social Security Administration – Update Records

No Title No Description Social Security Under current policy, a transgender person can change their gender on their Social Security records by submitting either government-issued documentation reflecting a change, or a certification from a physician confirming that they have had appropriate clinical treatment for gender transition.

US Passport – Gender Change

Sep 9, 2017 | Posted by in Resource, Vital Records | Comments Off on US Passport – Gender Change

Gender Designation Change Passports are valid for different lengths of time depending on where you are in your gender transition. Status of Gender Transition Validity of Passport You have had appropriate clinical treatment* 10 years You are in the process of getting appropriate clinical treatment 2 years *Your physician determines what appropriate clinical treatment is.Read more …

State-by-State Laws on Name and Gender Changes

Sep 9, 2017 | Posted by in Resource, Vital Records | Comments Off on State-by-State Laws on Name and Gender Changes

Changing Birth Certificate There is an updated website, current as of January 2016, maintained by the National Center for Transgender Equality (NCTE), which lists the information to change name, drivers license, and birth certificate for all US States and Territories (unfortunately not for Canadian provinces). http://www.transequality.org/documents  

Religion and Spirituality

Sep 9, 2017 | Posted by in Community, Resource | Comments Off on Religion and Spirituality

List Churches by U.S. State / Canadian Province – GayChurch.org The intent of our Affirming Church Directory™ is to provide an online directory so people can locate and visit welcoming Christian churches around the world. We list congregations that meet on a regular basis in a physical location for worship, prayer, service and fellowship. WelcomingRead more …

Lambda Legal

Sep 9, 2017 | Posted by in Legal, Resource | 0

Lambda Legal Lambda Legal, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, is a national organization committed to achieving full recognition of the civil rights of lesbians, gay men, bisexuals, transgender people and everyone living with HIV through impact litigation, education and public policy work. Learn More  

ACLU of Arizona

Sep 9, 2017 | Posted by in Legal, Resource | 0

LGBTQ Discrimination LGBTQ Discrimination The ACLU of Arizona is collecting stories from LGBTQ Arizonans who have experienced discrimination. These stories will help educate Arizonans about discrimination against gay and transgender people.We also want to hear from allies who believe in the values of hard work, freedom, and opportunity, and agree it’s time to end discriminationRead more …

Stromfors Law Office

Sep 9, 2017 | Posted by in Legal, Resource | 0

Stephanie Stromfors 2150 S. Country Club Ste 13 Mesa, AZ 85210 (480) 237-1276 Stromfors Law Office | Stromfors Law Office The Stromfors Law Office is a full service family law firm with over 11 years of legal experience. The Stromfors Law Office is dedicated to powerful and well-informed advocacy on behalf of individuals and onRead more …

TransSpectrum of Arizona

Sep 8, 2017 | Posted by in Community, Resource | Comments Off on TransSpectrum of Arizona

Trans Spectrum of Arizona I sat near a lovely young transgender woman as she waited for her surgery consult. She was anxious. She tugged at her skirt and flipped through dated magazines without reading the words. Her plans for that consult would make her more true to herself, more authentic in her identity, more feminineRead more …