These are some documents prepared by SAGA, which you can read online or download to print and distribute to others as appropriate.Gender Identity 101
Most people think gender is fixed and immutable and that everyone is either a man or a woman, male or female. Yet, gender and gender identity is far more complex than merely the description of a person’s genitalia. Gender identity is determined by many factors, the most important of which is considered by some to be psychological, even spiritual, rather than physical…
Click here for a copy of Gender Identity 101
SAGA General Info and Meeting Schedule
What defines someone’s gender?
What does it means to be transgender?
Do you know of a place in Tucson to find answers to questions like these?
Click here to download the SAGA brochure and meeting schedule!
Name and Gender Marker Changes
SAGA members have had some success obtaining name and gender marker changes on their drivers licenses and other Arizona documents. Everybody’s situation is different, and you are strongly urged to obtain help from a professional or a knowledgeable peer before undertaking any action that involves a court of law. With that being said, here are sample forms that you may choose to use.
Guide to procedures for changing name and gender marker.
Sample letters your physician can write in support of your petition.
Sample court petition for name change.
Birth Certificate Changes
2005 survey of the procedures for making name and gender changes to birth certificates, in each of the U.S. states and Canadian provinces. Go to “Resources” and press “Change of ID” or
click here for a thorough analysis of what it takes to change your birth certificate.
Goodrum Project Documents
The Goodrum project seeks to support and empower transgender people in seeking out appropriate mental health services, while offering support and education to service providers.
Brochure explaining Goodrum services for clients.
Brochure detailing services from provider perspective.