Transgender-Rechte und Identifizierung

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Transgender-Personen möchten in der Regel ihren Personalausweis oder Führerschein ändern, wenn sie ihr Geschlecht ändern. In einigen Staaten, Sie haben das Recht, dies zu tun. Erfahren Sie mehr über Transgender-Rechte und ändern Sie Ihre ID und Geburtsurkunde.

Transgender people usually want to change their identification card or driver’s license when they change genders. In some states, you have the legal right to do this. Learn about transgender rights and changing your ID and birth certificate.

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Two people smiling and looking into the camera- transgender rights
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Trans-Menschen gehören zu einem Geschlecht, das nicht mit dem Geschlecht übereinstimmt, mit dem sie geboren wurden. Trans-Personen können Identifikation haben (ID) Karten, Finanz- und Gesundheitsakten, und andere Papiere, die nicht ihrem Aussehen entsprechen. Das kann das Leben schwer machen. Trans-Personen können gefragt werden, ob sie in öffentlichen Situationen "lügen" oder "vorgeben".. Aus diesem Grund, viele Trans-Menschen entscheiden sich, ihren Namen und Ihr Geschlecht auf ihrem Ausweis zu ändern.

Trans people belong to a gender that does not match the sex they were born with. Trans people might have identification (ID) cards, financial and health records, and other paperwork that do not match their appearance. This can make life difficult. Trans people may be asked if they are “lying” or “pretending” in public situations. Because of this, many trans people choose to change their name and sex on their ID.

Trans-Rechte-Staat nach Staat

Trans rights state by state

Each state has its own laws about trans rights. These rights are still changing or being defined in many places. Some states let trans people change their birth certificate and ID. Some do not. You can look at a map that shows trans rights by state.

Each state has its own laws about trans rights. These rights are still changing or being defined in many places. Some states let trans people change their birth certificate and ID. Some do not. You can look at a map that shows trans rights by state.

Some states protect trans people from discrimination. Discrimination is when people are treated unfairly because of their identity. Other states do not have discrimination laws.

Some states protect trans people from discrimination. Discrimination is when people are treated unfairly because of their identity. Other states do not have discrimination laws.

How to change your birth certificate

How to change your birth certificate

Most agencies that issue IDs do not need proof that you have changed your sex through surgery. This includes the US State Department, which issues passports and birth certificates. Stattdessen, you will have to provide proof that you have had medical treatment to start your transition. Dies kann Hormontherapie oder Operation umfassen, um Ihr äußeres Erscheinungsbild zu ändern. Sie können diesen Nachweis von Ihrem Arzt erhalten. Dann können Sie erfahren Sie, wie Sie Ihre Geburtsurkunde ändern.

Most agencies that issue IDs do not need proof that you have changed your sex through surgery. This includes the US State Department, which issues passports and birth certificates. Instead, you will have to provide proof that you have had medical treatment to start your transition. This can include hormone therapy or surgery to change your outward appearance. You can get this proof from your doctor. Then you can learn how to change your birth certificate.

So ändern Sie Ihre ID

How to change your ID

Einige Leute möchten ihren Namen auf ihrer ID ändern. Der erste Schritt besteht darin, eine Petition mit den Gerichten auszufüllen.. (Eine Petition ist ein Dokument, das eine Änderung fordert). Dies kann in der Regel online erfolgen. Sie füllen Formulare über Ihre Namensänderung aus und lassen sie von einem Richter überprüfen. Möglicherweise müssen Sie vor Gericht gehen, um über den Grund zu sprechen, warum Sie Ihren Namen ändern möchten. Dieser Prozess kann drei Monate oder mehr dauern.

Some people want to change their name on their ID. The first step is to fill out a petition with the courts. (A petition is a document that asks for a change). This can usually be done online. You will fill out forms about your name change and have them reviewed by a judge. You may need to go to court to talk about the reason you want to change your name. This process can take three months or more.

Wenn Sie zugelassen sind, Sie müssen sich für jeden ID-Typ separat an ein Büro wenden. Zum Beispiel, Sie müssen sich an die Department of Motor Vehicles , um Ihren Führerschein zu ändern. Sie müssen in der Regel eine Gebühr zahlen, um Ihren Namen jedes Mal zu ändern. Dies kann Hunderte von Dollar kosten.

When you are approved, you will need to contact an office for each type of ID separately. For example, you will need to contact the Department of Motor Vehicles to change your driver’s license. You usually need to pay a fee to change your name each time. This can cost hundreds of dollars.

Es kann schwierig sein, verschiedene ID-Rechte und Bedürfnisse zu verstehen. Lambda Legal Und die NationalEs Zentrum für Transgender-Gleichstellung können Sie mit den Materialien und Informationen, die Sie benötigen,.

It can be hard to understand different ID rights and needs. Lambda Legal and the National Center for Transgender Equality can provide you with the materials and information you need.

Gesundheitsrechte

Healthcare rights

Alle Transgender-Personen haben einige grundlegende Gesundheitsrechte.

All transgender people have some basic healthcare rights.

Diskriminierung

Discrimination

Wenn eine Person oder ein Ort jemandem nicht dient, weil er, es ist Diskriminierung. Ärzte und Krankenhäuser können nicht diskriminieren. Sie können dich nicht abweisen, weil du. Sie können Sie auch nicht zwingen, Prozeduren zu erhalten, die Sie nicht wollen.

When a person or place will not serve someone because they are trans, it is discrimination. Doctors and hospitals cannot discriminate. They cannot turn you away because you are trans. They also cannot force you to get procedures you do not want.

Datenschutz

Privacy

Transgender-Personen haben das Recht auf Privatsphäre. Wenn Sie trans, Ihre Krankenakten und Ihre Geschlechtsidentität sind privat. Vertraulich ist ein Wort, das auch verwendet wird. This means that no one can share your information without your permission. You can ask doctors not to share your identity with your family, your job, your school, and any other person. If you go to a hospital or clinic, you can ask your doctor not to share your identity with other doctors and staff.

Transgender people have the right to privacy. If you are trans, your medical records and gender identity are private. Confidential is a word that is also used. This means that no one can share your information without your permission. You can ask doctors not to share your identity with your family, your job, your school, and any other person. If you go to a hospital or clinic, you can ask your doctor not to share your identity with other doctors and staff.

Insurance coverage

Insurance coverage

Insurance companies can’t deny you insurance because you are trans. The national law supports trans people who apply for insurance. But you are not guaranteed insurance because you are trans. Companies can tell you no for other reasons.

Insurance companies can’t deny you insurance because you are trans. The national law supports trans people who apply for insurance. But you are not guaranteed insurance because you are trans. Companies can tell you no for other reasons.

Insurance companies have to cover basic services, no matter what your gender is. Zum Beispiel, if you are a transgender woman, they cannot say no to a procedure that is “for men.” Insurance companies do not have to cover hormone therapy or gender-affirming surgeries. But people with Medicare are allowed to apply for hormones and gender surgeries. Sie können read more about Versicherung, Diskriminierung, and how to file a complaint.

Insurance companies have to cover basic services, no matter what your gender is. For example, if you are a transgender woman, they cannot say no to a procedure that is “for men.” Insurance companies do not have to cover hormone therapy or gender-affirming surgeries. But people with Medicare are allowed to apply for hormones and gender surgeries. You can read more about insurance, discrimination, and how to file a complaint.

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