Trans People and Marriage

The Transgender Law and Policy Institute
National Center for Lesbian Rights
January 2004
Transgender people face unique legal issues with regard to marriage. Although marriage is not yet a legal option for lesbian, gay or bisexual people in any state, it is already an option — and a reality — for many who are transgender. This article summarizes the legal issues surrounding marriage for transgender people and suggests some ways that transgender persons can protect their marital relationships.[Link]