From The Philadelphia Gay News: http://www.epgn.com/view/full_story/19661961/article-Voter-ID-trial-puts-trans–elderly-constituents-on-stand
by Jen Colletta
Aug. 2, 2012
The showdown over Pennsylvania’s new voter-identification law made it to court last week.
A Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court trial began July 25 in the American Civil Liberties Union of Pennsylvania suit against the state over the new measure, which will require voters to present state-issued ID at the polls starting this November. The trial is expected to last through the end of this week.
Ten plaintiffs are involved in the case, including a transgender man, who testified last Friday.
Asher Schor told the court that he fears his PennDOT-issued license will not be accepted at the polls this fall.
The 23-year-old Pittsburgh resident presents as a male but his license bears his female name, a female gender marker and a photo that depicts him before he began his transition.
Schor testified that the testosterone regimen he began last November has made a marked difference in his appearance — with the growth of facial hair and redistribution of body fat.
He also told the court that, earlier this year, a U.S. marshal questioned the card when Schor, a legal assistant for a prisoners’ advocacy agency, presented it for a work visit at a courthouse.