The LGBTQ+ community includes many groups, and the term “LGBTQ” stands for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and “+” denotes the wide extent of the community. A person can choose their gender when they understand their internal and individual experience of their body, bodily appearance, speech, mannerisms etc. This is known as ‘gender identity’.

Identification Proof for LGBTQ+ Persons

This explainer discusses the rights, processes and remedies for transgender and intersex persons while obtaining identification documents that uphold their gender identity.


What do I do if the notary refuses to verify my affidavit, as an LGBTQ+ person?