How ID laws can put trans people in danger
- Published on: Thursday, August 16, 2018
- There's a trans murder crisis across the country.
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Trans women are dying at alarming rates. And burdensome ID laws - that make it complicated to get a gender marker change - aren’t helping. In fact, these obstacles can put women at risk in life — and delay justice in death. Watch the video above to meet two women who are working on getting their gender marker changes to reflect their identity, and to see how something as simple as a driver’s license can change a life.
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