For a transgender woman in Tennessee getting her driver's license changed was practically harder than getting the actual sex change.
In fact, Andrea Jones was so frustrated she was arrested for indecent exposure after going topless in the DMV parking lot in protest of her rights.
The DMV told Jones that they could not change the sex on her driver's license from male to female without a doctor's note.
Jones, 34, spoke in a phone interview with blogger Carla Lewis, telling her exactly what went down that day.
According to Jones she told staff at the front desk that she had undergone a partial sex change and that she was waiting to have all her male "parts" removed.
She also handed over her social security card that stated she was a woman.
But, the DMV, no surprise, wouldn't budge. Jones left in a rage and whipped off her top, proving she was a woman. When officers moved in to arrest her for indecent exposure she said removing her shirt should not be a problem as her driving license stated that she was still a male.
They still cuffed her and she was jailed for 21 days and is due in court next month.
According to the Daily Mail Jones said, "It's not right for the state to ask me to be both male and female. A choice needs to be made. They cannot hold me to both standards."
The Tennessee Department of Safety said it would change the sex on a license, 'if an applicant presents a doctor's statement indicating that a full sex change has occurred and the procedure is complete.'
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