Arkansas name change for transgender people

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Arkansas allows for women in our community to change their names before they have sex reassignment surgery.

Sherry Joanne sent the following in June 2003:

I have among my webpages the process I went through to change my name and legally transition in Arkansas last December. I saw your legal name change project on TSRoadmap and thought I could add Arkansas to the list. I wrote about the process at:

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Arkansas state law

Precedent for transsexuals

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