Transgender Legal Defense & Education Fund is committed to ending discrimination based upon gender identity and expression and to achieving equality for transgender people through public education, test-case litigation, direct legal services, and public policy efforts.

Hello Chicago! Name Change Project Arrives in Cook County

Hello Chicago! Name Change Project Arrives in Cook County

The Name Change Project is now in Chicago! The project provides free legal name change services to transgender people through partnerships with some of the nation’s most prestigious law firms and corporate law departments. We are grateful to our long-standing partner Kirkland & Ellis for partnering with us to launch the project’s newest chapter and improve the lives of transgender people in the windy city. If you live in Cook County and need help changing your name, please contact us. We’re here... more