‘Respect After Death’ Act Takes Effect Giving Transgenders Right To Have Chosen Gender On Death Certificates
The death certificates of transgender people in California will now reflect their chosen gender now that AB 1577 has gone into effect.
Transgender people have the right to have their gender identity properly recognized on death certificates under legislation signed by Gov. Jerry Brown.
The Alameda County Coroner issued a death certificate Friday for Jahi McMath, a 13 year old teen left brain dead after a tonsillectomy on December 9th, despite the family’s efforts to keep her on a ventilator and move her to a care facility out of state. A doctor has also been found to perform the necessary procedures before moving her.
A shortage of forensic pathologists at San Francisco’s medical examiner’s office is leading to long delays in the release of death certificates with a cause of death.
Natalie Wood’s death certificate has been changed to reflect some of the uncertainties and lingering questions surrounding the actress’ drowning…
The Los Angeles Coroner’s office has decided to change Natalie Wood’s cause of death from accidental drowning to “undetermined.”
Oakland Raiders owner Al Davis died from a bad heart, according to his Alameda County death certificate which was obtained Friday by the celebrity news website TMZ.