Gender Recognition Act

No Senate Bill # Assigned / No Assembly Bill # Assigned

This bill would create an X gender marker for New York identity documents as well as a streamlined, non-stigmatizing, and privacy-protective process for transgender, gender non-conforming, and non-binary New Yorkers to change the names and gender markers on their identity documents.  

Streamlining the process of legal name and gender changes on documentation for TGNCNB individuals is key to minimizing discrepancies. This measure will help decrease violence towards TGNCNB people, ease the transitioning process, affirm our TGNCNB community, and more accurately reflect one’s gender on legal documents. 

Senate Sponsor(s):
No sponsors in the senate
Assembly Sponsor(s):
No sponsors in the assembly