The Huffington Post picked up on the story of three transgender individuals who worked with the ACLU of Illinois to obtain corrected birth certificates. This article does a great job of highlighting that policies have yet to be set in place so that genital surgery is no longer considered a requirement for other transgender people who pursue changing the gender marker on their birth certificates:

In 2009, the agency settled a similar lawsuit, also filed by the ACLU of Illinois, by issuing three transgender individuals correct birth certificates and pledging to revisit their policies on the issue, according to the Windy City Times.But that did not happen, according to John Knight, director of the ACLU of Illinois's Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Project, and many trans individuals have remained unable obtain accurate birth certificates without considering undergoing costly, sometimes dangerous procedures they may not otherwise want or need.

"The state has given our clients assurance before that they would address this unconstitutional practice, only to return to it after some time passes," Knight said in a statement.

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