Changing Your Name

Changing your name should not be difficult. Alas, it is quite difficult. As someone who is trans and nonbinary, I have both heard from many friends who are struggling through the bureaucracy, those who have given up, and those, like myself, who hope to do it someday, when they can.

Below is how to change your name and/or gender identity in every state (the list is sorted by population):

Warning: this site is unfinished, use at your own risk. This is not legal advice, and I am not a lawyer.

California Texas Florida New York Pennsylvania Illinois Ohio Georgia North Carolina Michigan New Jersey Virginia Washington Arizona Tennessee Massachusetts Indiana Missouri Maryland Wisconsin Colorado Minnesota South Carolina Alabama Louisiana Kentucky Oregon Oklahoma Connecticut Utah Puerto Rico Iowa Nevada Arkansas Mississippi Kansas New Mexico Nebraska Idaho West Virginia Hawaii New Hampshire Maine Montana Rhode Island Delaware South Dakota North Dakota Alaska District of Columbia Vermont Wyoming Guam U.S. Virgin Islands American Samoa Northern Mariana Islands