New York Has Issued the First Known Intersex Birth Certificate in the U.S.

At 55 years old, New York City native Sara Kelly Keenan (who prefers female pronouns) has been granted the first intersex birth certificate in the United States. “I’ve never been more proud to be a native of the greatest city on Earth,” Keenan stated on Facebook, then linking to Liza Minnelli’s raucous rendition of…

Louisiana's New, Tougher Marriage Laws Make it Impossible for Some Refugees to Get Married 

Last year, in a pretty obvious jab at undocumented immigrants, Louisiana overhauled their marriage laws to make it impossible to get married in the state without a birth certificate. As you might expect, the law is also harming legal immigrants, particularly refugees, who don’t have birth certificates and can’t return…