On May 10, The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and the ACLU of Illinois filed a lawsuit May 10 to allow transgender individuals who have not had gender-confirmation surgery to correct the gender marker on their birth certificates. From ChicagoPride.com:

The organizations claim that the Division of Vital Records of the Illinois Department of Public Health "has failed to fix its practice of refusing to correct the gender on birth certificates of transgender individuals who have had gender-confirmation surgery but not the specific forms of surgery demanded by the department."

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