Entry #11614: Right to change legal gender in West Virginia

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RegionWest Virginia
IssueRight to change legal gender
StatusLegal, surgery not required
Start DateJun 18, 2020
End Datenow
DescriptionIn 2020, the West Virginia Supreme Court ruled to not issue revised birth certificates anymore, but simply cross out the old gender marker and write the new one under it. This makes transgender people easily identifiable.
Sourceshttps://www.wboy.com/top-stories/w-va-supreme-court-ruling-challenges-a-right-to-change-a-gender-marker-on-a-birth-certificate-transitioning-in-west-virginia/


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Old Value (Original) New Value (Current)
ValueLegal, surgery not required
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NoteIn 2020, the West Virginia Supreme Court ruled to not issue revised birth certificates anymore, but simply cross out the old gender marker and write the new one under it. This makes transgender people easily identifiable. This new precedent is currently being contested in court.In 2020, the West Virginia Supreme Court ruled to not issue revised birth certificates anymore, but simply cross out the old gender marker and write the new one under it. This makes transgender people easily identifiable.

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