Kansas City Trans Voters Confront Crisis

Here's an interesting point from a local prog blog . . . Trans voters risk being "outed" by exercising their democratic freedoms.

Credit where it's due . . . This is a gripe I've never heard before and hopefully makes our boomer/GenX colleagues angry enough to forget that this situation likely only confronts a handful of people who are probably crafty enough to figure out an absentee ballot workaround . . . OR likely don't have any fear of poll workers who are generally accommodating and helpful to everyone . . . 

"For transgender voters, photo ID laws can raise concerns about their safety at poll sites and the ability to have their votes counted — particularly if their ID lists a name and gender that doesn’t match their presentation."

Read more via www.TonysKansasCity.com link . . .

Changing your gender marker on a state ID can get complicated

Kansas City area residents are getting their documents in order as they prepare to vote. In Missouri, a new voter ID law will require government-approved photo identification starting in the 2022 general election. Kansas has required specific forms of voter ID since 2012.