Birth Certificate

Birth Certificate

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Editorial Politics
Maintaining a tradition of issuing cases impacting the LGBTQ community on June 26, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its decision in Pavan v. Smith, upholding the requirement outlined in Obergefell (the case that banned marriage discrimination based on sexual orientation/gender) that birth and death certificates reflect the same-sex spouse. ...
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National
Lambda Legal filed papers Monday urging a federal court to strike down Puerto Rico’s policy denying transgender people accurate birth certificates in its case on behalf of three transgender people born in Puerto Rico and the advocacy group Puerto Rico Para Tod@s. ...
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National
According to the 2015 U.S. Transgender Survey, almost one-third of transgender individuals who showed an identity document with a name or gender marker that conflicted with their perceived gender were harassed, denied benefits or services, discriminated against, or assaulted. ...
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Chelsea and Jessamy with their son.
National
The state of Wisconsin must now issue accurate birth certificates listing both parents for the children of married same-sex couples. ...
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Family Eq Florida
Health
Married same-sex couples in Florida can now receive birth certificates that list both parents. ...
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National
Two gay widowers are seeking accurate death certificates for their deceased spouses that acknowledge they were married and recognize them as the surviving spouses. ...
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National
Florida’s refusal to put same-sex spouses on their children’s birth certificates as it does for different-sex spouses violates the ruling in Obergefell v. Hodges. ...
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National
A lesbian couple will be receiving more than $24,000 after the state denied them a birth certificate to their newborn that included both mothers’ names. ...
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National
A motion has been filed seeking an accurate birth certificate for the son of Chelsea and Jessamy Torres, a married lesbian couple in Wisconsin. ...
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National
Almost a year since Florida’s marriage ban was declared unconstitutional, the Florida Bureau of Vital Statistics is still refusing to allow hospitals to list both same-sex parents on their baby’s birth certificate. ...
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