This is Phillip, my wonderful husband of 12 years. He was named after his mom's dad Phillip Gordon, who was a captain in the Army Signal Corps. "Phillip" is what you'll see written on my husband's birth certificate, and his family has never called him anything other than Phillip. Show More Summary
As of July 1st, a homeless person, child or youth born in the State of California can get a free certified birth certificate from the county of their birth. And as of January 1, 2016, a homeless person, child or youth will be able to get a free new or replacement California photo identification card from the Department of Motor Vehicles. Show More Summary
Connecticut becomes the eighth U.S. state to make it easier for transgender citizens to obtain documents that reflect their authentic gender. read more
"In this day and age, there is no reason why there should be restrictions on an adoptee having access to their original birth certificate." David Weprin, New York State Assemblymember representing Queens 24th Assembly District. A New...Show More Summary
Take a moment to try this thought experiment … At what point in your life did you look at your birth certificate to confirm that you were indeed born on the day that your parents said you were born? For most people, the answer is never. Show More Summary
Nobody is taking Donald Trump's presidency seriously, but we were all hoping for at least a little consistency from the tough talker… LOLz, yeah right! On Friday, reporters asked The Donald to release his long-form birth certificate and passport records now that he's running for president — and he adamantly refused! [ Related: Trump's Anti-Immigration Views Implode [...]
The Republican presidential candidate had called Barack Obama the country’s ‘least transparent president’ for refusing to release the same documentation Presidential hopeful Donald Trump has refused to release his long-form birth certificate and passport records, despite demanding the same from...
Members of California government tried (but failed) to force the state to add diacritical marks to birth certificates. more
LAGUNA SALADA, Dominican Republic -- When the summer draws to a close, it should be time for Elaihi Chalis, 15, to go back to school. But without a birth certificate, she says she won’t be able to enroll in her local high school andShow More Summary
People experiencing homelessness in California will have an easier time accessing public assistance programs under a new state law that will allow those without homes to get birth certificates and state IDs for free. Image: Shutterstock The post California Law Removes Public Assistance Barrier for Homeless People appeared first on RH Reality Check.
According to Wikileaks, a letter that claims to be addressed to the son of Osama Bin Laden responding to the release of his father’s birth certificate has surfaced. The letter is addressed to Abdullah bin Laden and from the United States Embassy located in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Show More Summary
How old is Lorde? Perhaps no question in recent history has so perplexed mankind. Lorde says she was born in November of 1996 (CE)—a claim that appears to be supported by her quote unquote “birth certificate.” In a recent interview with Lena Dunham, however, the New Zealand-born singer might have accidentally let the truth slip out once and for all. Read more...
I'm following Rachel Dolezal's story with some personal fascination: I live on the color line. My parents were of different backgrounds: my 1961 birth certificate says my mother is "Negro" and my father "White." My genetic background,...Show More Summary
She's seen the birth certificate, but "I haven't had a DNA test"
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Though certified professional midwives train for three to five years to become nationally certified, most states also require a state certification. Image: Shutterstock The post Delaware De-Criminalizes Midwifery During Home Births appeared first on RH Reality Check.
Adoptees believe they finally have enough votes in the state Legislature to pass a law granting them access to their birth certificates — but it still may not be enough.
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This weekend I was looking through the safe that holds all of my most important documents, like family birth certificates, insurance policies and the secret recipe for mom’s sauce, when I ran across my Social Security card. Now I’ll wager that, if you poll a room full of people at a triple-keg Super Bowl party, […]
In a complaint filed by the Trans Alliance Society and several transgender and intersex individuals, the British Columbia Human Rights Tribunal has agreed to consider dropping gender categories on birth certificates, which may give "false information," activists say.