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Transgender Women Fight Law Blocking Inmates' Name Change
By The Associated Press
https://www.nytimes.com/aponline/2019/12/06/us/ap-us-transgender-inmates-texas.html AUSTIN, Texas — Three transgender women have filed a lawsuit challenging a Texas law that bars federal prison inmates from legally changing their names while in custody and within two years after serving their sentence.
Donna Langan and Teresa De Barbarac are still serving time, but Alexandra Carson has been