Non-Binary WA Birth Certificates

Back in August, the Washington State Department of Health (DOH) filed a statement of inquiry to add an option for “non-binary” on Washington birth certificates. Washington DOH has released their first draft of a rule and we have a Tuesday 9/26 deadline for comments! We have drafted a template letter you can copy and paste into an […]

Gender Markers For All

This last Monday, these comments were submitted to the Washington State Department of Health. “Gender Justice League along with Ingersoll Gender Center, National Center for Transgender Equality, Trans United, Legal Voice, Seattle Men’s and Women’s Chorus, LGBTQ Allyship, Greater Seattle Business Association, Equal Rights Washington, Third Gender Washington, Seattle Counseling Services, and Entre Hermanos would […]

Local transgender community responds to shocking discrimination survey

Newly released Washington-specific data from the 2015 U.S. Transgender Survey (USTS)i shows that 37 percent of transgender Washingtonians have experienced homelessness in their lifetimes and 28 percent live in poverty. The USTS, a nationwide survey of nearly 28,000 respondents, had 1,667 respondents living in Washington State. According to the recently released report, trans Washingtonians face […]