Michigan's Secretary of State, Jocelyn Benson, announced on Monday that they are making it easier for transgender people to obtain proper state identification. The Secretary of State office released a study that showed that over 80 percent of transgender people living in Michigan lack proper identification.

The new state policy allows individuals to change the sex designation on their license or ID card by heading over to the SOS office, filling out a form, and retaking your picture for your ID. The correction fee is $9 for a driver's license and $10 for a state ID.

The change with go into effect immediately and lift the restriction of needing to provide a birth certificate, passport, or court order to make the correction.

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