Transition's real-world issues

The issues below are where most early transitioners tend to have problems. It is extremely important to make sure you take care of all of these matters nin order to have a smooth transition, and to have the best options for a happy future.

Financing transition

Consumer scams and the transgender community

Workplace issues

Legal issues: changing name and other documents

Changing your name legally

Changing your driver's license

Changing your birth certificate

Family issues

Insurance

Transitioning early in life << EXPANDED

Choosing a name

Transcendence: Occasional essays on transition

Back by popular demand: internet fakes

Safety tips while out and about

Collected wisdom: Great contributions from readers