ID Documents Center
Our ID Documents Center includes all the information you might need to be able to change your legal name and gender marker on your identity documents, including:
Step-by-step instructions to obtain a court ordered legal name change
A downloadable form which you can have your physician sign to get your gender marker changed on your Driver’s License or state ID
Instructions on how to get a new birth certificate
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.
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.
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.