Resources

 
 

Drivers’ License Gender Marker Change Form

This is a simple form that you can use to get your drivers’ license updated with the correct gender marker. Have your physician sign the form, then bring it to the Office of Motor Vehicles.

Note: Since the state law specifically requires the signature be a physician’s, be sure to make sure that your form is not signed by a nurse, office administrator, or physician assistant.

 
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Health Care Providers List

This list was made by possible by the efforts of Peyton Michelle, Dr. Jennifer Glick, Dr. Robin Ivester, Micah Caswell, Gina Sequeira, BreakOUT!, and many members of the LGBTQ+ community in Louisiana. If you have knowledge of a provider not currently on this list, please fill out this form to let us know. Likewise, should you have a negative experience with one of the providers listed, please share it with us, so that we can make necessary adjustments. If you are a provider who is interested in being on this list, please send us the relevant information, as well as a short summary of your experience with trans clients.

 
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How to be a trans ally 101

 

This guide from Lush Cosmetics is a great first look at how you can be an ally to transgender friends, family, neighbors, and colleagues.

 
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US Trans Survey

Louisiana state report

The 2015 U.S. Transgender Survey (USTS) is the largest survey examining the experiences of transgender people in the United States, with 27,715 respondents. Conducted in the summer of 2015 by the National Center for Transgender Equality, the USTS was an anonymous, online survey for transgender adults (18 and older) in the United States, available in English and Spanish. The report of the 2015 USTS provides a detailed look at the experiences of transgender people across a wide range of categories, such as education, employment, family life, health, housing, and interactions with the criminal justice system.