Main Article on Name/Gender Change

Updated April 2021:  Read my article on Name/Gender Change (it has been viewed over 13,00 times) and is regularly updated.

Now that "same-sex" marriage has been in the headlines recently with the Prop 8 and DOMA cases before the United States Supreme Court, transgender people in states that do not have full marriage equality may have renewed questions regarding transgender people and marriage.

The following resources may be helpful to couples where one or both of them are transgender and they are considering getting married or are already married, and where one or both may be in the process of or completing their transition.

"Transgender People and the Federal Marriage Amendment, Frequently Asked Questions."  Published by Transgender Law Center, Transgender Law and Policy Institute, and National Center for Transgender Equality.  (All of these three groups have excellent resources on their respective website.)

"Transgender People and Marriage: The Importance of Legal Planning" by Shannon Minter, 2002.

"Protecting Transgender Families: Strategies for Advocates" by Taylor Flynn, 2003.

"Why Marriage Matters to Transgender Persons" by Freedom To Marry.

"Representing Transsexual Clients: Selected Legal Issues" by Shannon Minter, 2003.

Kantaras v. Kantaras, Florida, 2002-2005.

The Transgender Rights Toolkit from Lambda Legal includes a document titled Transgender People and Marriage Laws, updated 12/2012.

Gay & Lesbian Advocates and Defenders (GLAD) published in 2012 the book Transgender Family Law: A Guide to Effective Advocacy. It is available in print and digital editions for mobile devices.

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