Texas Law Gender Affirmation Project

Students will meet with transgender individuals who are seeking to correct or update their names and/or gender markers on basic forms of identification. Students will collect information and documents from individuals, explain the name and gender marker change process, and draft petitions and orders to be filed with the court.


Gender Affirmation Project, Mithoff Pro Bono Program

The Gender Affirmation Project is a student-led internal project of the Richard and Ginni Mithoff Pro Bono Program in partnership with OUTLaw.

Project Details

Project Start Date

Wednesday November 9 & Saturday, November 12

Project Time
Nov 9, 6-7pm & Nov 12, 10am-2pm
Approximate hours of work requested
Wednesday, November 9, 5pm-6pm (TNH 2.140); the training session is mandatory for all volunteers who have not participated in GAP during the 2022-23 academic year and will be immediately followed by a work session that is mandatory for all volunteers
Skills used
Client interviewing/counseling; community education/outreach; document preparation; cultural competence; understanding of legal theory and related problem-solving
Project location
TNH 2.140 for training and work session; Virtual for client meetings
727 E. Dean Keeton Street, Austin, TX 78705
Number of student volunteers requested
Class year preference
1L, 2L, 3L, LLM
Required skills
Interest in and experience serving LGBTQ, and especially transgender, communities preferred but not required.
To Apply
Register at https://gap11-9-22.eventbrite.com