The City Council’s Health Committee has scheduled a hearing Monday on a plan supported by transgender rights advocates.
New York City health officials have moved closer to easing the process of changing the gender on a birth certificate.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has signed a bill that would allow access to birth records for people adopted in the state.
A new state law in Connecticut will make certain records available of adults who were adopted as children three decades ago.
A new group is pushing for legislation to let Connecticut-born adoptees get copies of their original birth certificates.