Equality Kansas seeks to reverse transgender birth certificate policy


The state's leading advocacy group for LGBT rights plans to ask lawmakers to allow transgender people to correct their gender marker on their birth certificates.

Equality Kansas wants legislators to pass a law directing the state's Office of Vital Statistics to loosen the state's policy so transgender people can amend their birth certificates.

The state, now being sued over the issue, is one of three nationally that don't allow transgender persons to change their birth certificate so it reflects their gender identity.

"Without the ability to correct their birth certificates, transgender Kansans face many barriers to . . .


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