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Transgender St. Pete woman sues to have sex changed on birth certificate

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A St. Petersburg transgender woman wants to have her birth certificate changed to reflect her identity as a woman. Brandi Michele Branson, known previously as Michael Leslie Branson, underwent gender reassignment surgery in September. According to a lawsuit filed in Pinellas County court, Branson’s birth certificate is on file in Missouri. The state successfully changed her name on the birth record in 2011. Now they allegedly don’t have a problem with also changing the sex, however, state law requires an…

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