Florida could become the first state to issue what's essentially a birth certificate to women who've had miscarriages under a bill that's going to Gov. Rick Scott. The Senate passed … Click to Continue »
In a pair of new lawsuits filed this month, Lambda Legal powerfully explains why the Constitution requires that transgender people be permitted to change the gender marker on their birth certificates to accurately reflect their identity. Show More Summary
In 1996, prosecutors say a young man escaped a halfway house in Texas, went to a cemetery, picked the name of a person born close to his birth date, tracked down that person's birth certificate, and began a second life as Nathan Laskoski. The ruse worked spectacularly for two decades,...
Trump’s wiretapping claims, other lies, have autocratic twist Christopher F. Arndt First there was the birther theory, which Trump continued to champion in 2011 even after President Obama’s long-form birth certificate was shown to the world. Then we heard statements like “Nobody really knows if climate change is real;” and, more recently, “In addition to [...]Show More Summary
A state senate bill proposes an additional check box for a person's sex.
Please be informed that Doris Day’s long-form birth certificate has been unearthed and she is 95, not 93. Said Day in a statement, “I’ve always said that age is just a number and I have never paid much attention to birthdays, but it’s great to finally know how old I really am!” Decades since her Hollywood glory days… Read more...
This news "is a birthday surprise to even the star herself, who has long pegged her age to a 1924 birthdate that would make her 93.... A copy of Day's birth certificate, obtained by The Associated Press from Ohio's Office of Vital Statistics, settles the issue: Doris Mary Kappelhoff, her pre-fame name, was born […]
To Doris Day's many admirers, the pert and fresh-faced charmer who starred in Pillow Talk and Move Over Darling is ageless. But Day turns 95 on Monday—which is a birthday surprise to even the star herself, who has long pegged her age to a 1924 birthdate that would make...
Donald Trump is not the kind of man who is willing to go along with accepted facts. From his subjective valuation of his business portfolio, through his bird-dogging of Barack Obama’s birth certificate to his tantrums about the deceptive sparseness of his inaugural crowds, Trump has pursued his own rages and fixations… Read more...
A Vermont bill that would tighten access to birth and death certificates in the state is moving forward. The Burlington Free Press reports (http://bfpne.ws/2ohQYD0 ) the Vermont House took a … Click to Continue »
While sports and politics have intersected in numerous areas recently, one of the most prominent has been North Carolina’s House Bill 2, which prohibits trans people from using bathrooms different from their birth certificate’s gender and allows for the refusal of services based on sexual orientation. Show More Summary
The law requires transgender people to use restrooms in schools and government buildings that correspond to the sex on their birth certificate.
A Lithuanian historian on Wednesday claimed to have found a rare original copy of the country's 1918 act of independence, which reestablished the Baltic state after more than a century of Russian rule. Lithuanian officials respondedShow More Summary
Barack Obama’s real Kenyan birth certificate has been discovered, President Trump has caught “Russia’s White House spy,” and actor Robert Wagner has been hit by “grand jury murder charges” - if you believe this week’s tabloids. Alas,...Show More Summary
A bill to require students at public schools and colleges in Tennessee to use restrooms and locker rooms matching the gender listed their birth certificates failed in a Senate committee … Click to Continue »
A federal judge blocked a Louisiana marriage law on Wednesday, saying its birth certificate requirement violates the rights of foreign-born U.S. citizens. Viet Anh Vo and his U.S.-born fiancee, Heather … Click to Continue »
The Latest on a challenge of Louisiana's marriage law (all times local): 12:10 p.m. A man whose marriage license was denied in Louisiana because he doesn't have a birth certificate … Click to Continue »
State Sen. Mae Beavers, the sponsor of a bill seeking to require students to use restrooms and locker rooms of the sex on their birth certificates, says she is exploring … Click to Continue »
An Arkansas Senate committee has rejected a proposal aimed at allowing married same-sex couples to get the names of both spouses on their children's birth certificates without a court order. … Click to Continue »