Lambda Legal is urging the State Department to issue accurate passports for non-binary people. This comes after a judge found that the State Department violated federal law in denying a passport to Lambda Legal client Dana Zzyym, a U.S. citizen and Navy veteran who is intersex.
It is important for transgender people to know that there is an army of smart lawyers and activists who are committed to protecting them and fighting for them. I’ve heard from many people that they feel scared and alone, but they are not alone, especially now.
In a victory for all North Carolina same-sex couples with children born after they got married, the State has agreed to change its policies to enable those couples to get accurate birth certificates listing both parents.
“Yes, it was shocking, and it’s still unbelievable,” says George Takei by phone to Lambda Legal, just three days after election night. “And we must recover. We’ve got to fight the good fight. This has got to galvanize us. We’ve got to protect what we’ve gained and continue to push the nation forward.”