- The complaint states that the four plaintiffs — three being men who identify as women and one being a woman who identifies as a man — have not been able to apply for amended birth certificates due to a prohibition in the Vital Records Act, which states, “[t]he sex of an individual shall not be changed on the original certificate of birth as a result of sex change surgery.”
Four “transgendered” people have filed suit against the State of Tennessee in an effort to obtain a court order that would allow them to have their birth certificate changed to reflect their “gender identity.” “For transgender people, the sex designation on their original birth certificate is inaccurate because they were assigned the incorrect sex at birth. Correcting the sex designation on their birth certificate is thus critically important for transgender people,” the lawsuit, filed by Lambda Legal on Thursday, reads. “Possessing accurate identification documents that are consistent with a person’s gender identity — a person’s core internal sense of their own gender — is essential to their basic social and economic well-being.”
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