Barbara J. Baird, Attorney – Central Indiana

Barbara J. Baird, Attorney 445 N Pennsylvania St #401, Indianapolis, IN 46204 (317) 248-5120 Website: http://www.lgbtindylaw.com/ Call For a FREE Case Evaluation Trans-related Specialty: Name and Gender Marker Changes Other services: LGBT Legal issues, same-sex marriage, adoption, probate & trust, planning long-term care, elder care Serving central Indiana, including Marion,…

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Changing Name and Gender Markers on Legal Documents

Legal Forms & Documents

Here are several key documents you might need to change your name and gender markers on. Changing each of these documents has slightly different requirements, so we’ll go through each separately. Driver’s License Social Security Card Passport Birth Certificate Step One: Physician’s Statement of Gender Change To change your gender…

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Federal Jobs Programs have new guidelines to protect LGBT people

US Department of Labor

From the National Center for Transgender Equality: Jobs Programs Across the Country Get Guidance on LGBT Protections The Department of Labor (DOL) Employment and Training Administration issued a Training and Employment Guidance Letter last week to ensure that LGBT workers and students have equal access to the wide range of…

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Indiana Legal Services’ Low-Income LGBT Project

Indiana Legal Services

Indiana Legal Services’ Low-Income LGBT Project ILS’ Low-income LGBT Project is a statewide direct service program that addresses the disproportionate poverty in the LGBT community. So like all ILS services, it targets issues affecting all poor people, like public benefits, employment, personal safety, and healthcare, and issues more common to…

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Lambda Legal

Founded in 1973, Lambda Legal is the oldest and largest national legal organization whose mission is to achieve full recognition of the civil rights of lesbians, gay men, bisexuals, transgender people and those with HIV through impact litigation, education and public policy work. As a nonprofit organization, we do not charge…

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Landmark EEOC Ruling: Workers Have Right to Restrooms Based on Identity

Tamara Lusardi

Via National Center for Transgender Equality: The New Landmark EEOC Ruling Explained: Workers Have Right to Restrooms Based on Identity In a landmark ruling reported last week, the US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) ruled that employees have the right to equal access to workplace facilities that are consistent with…

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Legally Transitioning for Trans People in Indiana

Legally Transitioning for Trans People

Downloadable PDF file: Legally Transitioning for Trans People See also: Changing Name and Gender Markers on Legal Documents About the Author Skye Brown attended Texas A&M University between 2007 and 2012 during which time they experienced the resiliency of marginalized communities surrounded by oppression and violence. During their enrollment at…

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New OSHA Guide to Restroom Access for Transgender Employees

OSHA

From National Center for Transgender Equality: New OSHA Guide to Restroom Access for Transgender Employees ​The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) announced new guidelines today to ensure that all employees have access to restrooms that correspond to their gender identity. OSHA’s “Guide to Restroom Access for Transgender Workers” follows…

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Refuge Restrooms App

REFUGE is a web application that seeks to provide safe restroom access for transgender, intersex, and gender nonconforming individuals. REFUGE picks up the torch where Safe2Pee left off and makes the valuable resource available to those who find themselves in need of a place to pee safely once again. Users…

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Sage USA – Resources for LGBT Elders

SAGE USA

Website: http://www.sageusa.org/ Services & Advocacy for GLBT Elders (SAGE) is the country’s largest and oldest organization dedicated to improving the lives of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) older adults. Founded in 1978 and headquartered in New York City, SAGE is a national organization that offers supportive services and consumer…

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Silvia Rivera Law Project

The Sylvia Rivera Law Project (SRLP) works to guarantee that all people are free to self-determine their gender identity and expression, regardless of income or race, and without facing harassment, discrimination, or violence. SRLP is a collective organization founded on the understanding that gender self-determination is inextricably intertwined with racial,…

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Transgender Legal Defense and Education Fund

National Organization Transgender people have been subject to pervasive discrimination that has kept them, with rare exceptions, hidden from public view. While this discrimination has begun to lessen, transgender people still experience much prejudice and violence. TLDEF is committed to ending discrimination based upon gender identity and expression and to…

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U.S. Department of Justice Affirms Title IX Protection for Transgender Students

From National Center for Lesbian Rights: U.S. Department of Justice Affirms Title IX Protection for Transgender Students (Washington, DC, June 30, 2015)—Today, the Department of Justice affirmed that Title IX protects the right of transgender students to use the restroom that matches their gender identity. Earlier this month, G.G., a…

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