High school student Jason Foster wants to change his birth certificate, but he hasn’t been able to. Doing so would make it possible for him to use the boy’s bathroom at school.
The Leander Independent School District requires students to use bathrooms based on their birth certificates. Foster is transgender, which means he has to go to the girl’s restroom or use a gender neutral restroom across campus.
She explains the various legal and financial barriers transgender students like Foster face when attempting to update their birth certificates.
Written by Rachel Rascoe.