This guide was largely written by Stephen Chong with assistance fromMeredith Wallis while they were law clerks at the Transgender Law Center(TLC) during the summer of 2006. The content is built on the work of individual activists and advocates, including Roslyn Manley, Shannon Minter,Martha Matthews, Sister Mary Elizabeth, Dylan Vade, Mara Keisling, SpencerBergstedt, Phyllis Randolph Frye, Victoria Neilson, and Shirley Bushnellamong others. It is patterned after similar guides from Pennsylvania andFlorida created by Pennsylvania Equality Advocates (originally written byTiffany Palmer) and the National Center for Lesbian Rights (originally writtenby Karen Doering), respectively. The guide is a living document and thefollowing current and former staff members and law clerks have updatedand contributed to its content Sara Carian, Shane Caya, Chris Daley, AimeeDurfee, Joseph Frislid, Danny Kirchoff, Ben Lunine, Erika Schmidt, KristinaWertz, Ilona Turner and Matt Wood. The Transgender Law Center takes soleresponsibility for any and all errors.
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Masen Davis, Executive DirectorDanny Kirchoff, Client AdvocatePaige Kruza, Development ManagerGretchen Lintner, Director of OperationsMaceo Person, Program ManagerIsabella Rodriguez, Community AdvocateRadha Rodriguez, Administrative CoordinatorMark Snyder, Communications ManagerIlona Turner, Legal DirectorKristina Wertz, Director of Policy and ProgramsMatt Wood, Staff AttorneyTransgender Law Center, “ID Please: A Guide to Changing California & Federal Identity Documents to Match Your Gender Identity” (2012).Copyright © 2012, Transgender Law CenterIllustrations by Mila PavlinThis guide may be used and reproduced without permission of theTransgender Law Center so long as it is properly cited. Excerpts may betaken if (a) they are properly cited AND (b) they are used within theirproper context AND (c) a note is included that the excerpt is not legaladvice.