Southern Poverty Law Center
The SPLC help to ensure that LGBT people achieve full equality under the law. they have national reach but is focused primarily on the Southeast, where relatively few organizations advocate for the LGBT community.
American Civil Liberties Union of Alabama
The ACLU of Alabama works to create a Alabama free of discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity.
How to change your name in the state of Alabama
To obtain a legal name change in Alabama, a person must submit a petition to the probate court for a name change order. No publication is required.
Changing your license in the state of Alabama
In order to update name and gender on an Alabama ID, the applicant must first change their name with the Social Security Administration and then submit a court order for name change and documentation signed by a surgeon verifying that the applicant has completed gender reassignment surgery. The applicant must update the name on their license within 30 days of receiving a legal name change.
Birth Certificate Law
Alabama will amend the gender marker on abirth certificate upon receipt of a certified copy of an order of a court of competent jurisdiction indicating that the "sex… has been changed by surgical procedure and that the name of the individual has been changed." An amended birth certificate is issued and the original birth certificate is not sealed. To apply for an amended birth certificate the applicant should submit a request to amend birth certificate, the certified court order, a copy of their government issued photo ID, and payment for possible fees