Legal Resources

legal resources at


Changing Names State-by-State Guide — Lambda Legal
Understanding the New Passport Gender Change Policy — National Center for Transgender Equality
Prohibition of Gender Bullying in Schools (last updated 2008 — many new laws are in effect…update coming soon!)
LGBTQ Legal Issues in Schools: An Overview


National Center for Lesbian Rights
Transgender Law Center
Transgender Law and Policy Institute
Sylvia Rivera Law Project
Lambda Legal
National Center for Transgender Equality
National Gay and Lesbian Task Force
Gay and Lesbian Advocates & Defenders

For more regional organizations and organizations based outside of the U.S., visit

Kansas City area

Legal – Mary Madeline Johnson, LLC

Serving the Kansas City LGBT communities for all legal needs. Legal Name and Gender Change, Family Law, Estate Planning, Employment, Personal Injury, DUI and Traffic Defense. LGBT-friendly attorneys giving you the confidence, understanding and assistance you need to move forward with life, freedom and the pursuit of happiness. Mary Madeline Johnson currently practices family law in the Kansas City area. Licensed in Missouri.

1308 N.E. Windsor Dr.
Lee’s Summit, MO, 64086
Phone: 816-434-7360
Fax: 816-278-9402