Birth certificate

Politics
A new law allowing the choice of “X,” in addition to “male” or “female,” took effect New Year’s Day.
U.S. News
Hundreds and possibly thousands of Hispanic Americans along the Texas and Mexico border have been affected.
Queer Voices
Many believe the move doesn't go far enough.
Videos
Conspiracy theorists are assumed to be paranoid outliers, but in reality, believing in conspiracy theories is pretty mainstream.
Politics
Genderqueer residents can now have their birth and death certificates amended to reflect their gender identity.
Parenting
“She said, well, how do I know that you’re the mother?” Lindsay Gottlieb recalled an airline employee asking her.
Queer Voices
The new policy aims to “recognize and respect” the province’s trans and non-binary community.
HuffPost Video
Idaho will allow transgender people to change their assigned gender on their birth certificates to accurately reflect their gender identity.
Queer Voices
A federal judge in Boise ruled this week that barring transgender people from changing the assigned gender in their birth certificates is unconstitutional.
Videos
There are legal and medical hurdles that transgender people must overcome to change the gender on their birth certificate and other documents.
Comedy
President-Elect Trump released a short statement upon hearing that Obama had released his birth certificate onto the snow
Politics
Well, the first presidential debate is a done deal, and as always I like to quickly type out my own personal reactions before reading everyone else's, to give you an opinion uninfluenced by the herd mentality of the rest of the media.
Politics
The media got played by Donald Trump this morning, once again. Picture Charlie Brown lying flat on his back, wondering why he keeps falling for the old kick-the-football bit.
Denver
But ignoring the federal rule, as advocated by Woods, would apparently run counter to Colorado law, which, since 2008, has
Post 50
Dear Ron, Replacing important documents that are lost, stolen or damaged is pretty easy if you know where to turn. Here are
Impact
When I tell people I work on the protection of women and children in humanitarian and development settings, no one's first thought is of birth certificates. Most of us who are fortunate enough to have birth certificates keep them in overlooked drawers of paperwork collecting dust.
Politics
The Bush v. Gore case damaged the credibility of the court and knocked down trust in the institution. Determining Cruz's eligibility early on, no matter how ridiculous or politically-motivated is the argument, saves us from another divisive campaign that eats at the trust and credibility of our institutions.
Impact
Most U.S. citizens raised by their biological parents never question whether the information on their birth certificates is accurate. With the evolution of adoption and alternate means of conceiving a child, "accurate" is an increasingly subjective term.
Impact
In the summer of 1998, only a month after I turned 20, I accidentally discovered that I was adopted. The experience threw me into an identity crisis. It also had the curious effect of teaching me about religious freedom.
Impact
A birth certificate is issued to legally register every birth. It is a vital record documenting the facts of a birth. It memorializes the arrival of each and every human being - setting the date, time, and location of that auspicious and unique event.