Mastercard launches True Name cards to make paying with credit cards easier for trans and non-binary communities

Acceptance Street at the corner of Gay and Christopher Streets in New York City.: Mastercard

By Alexandria White

Mastercard announced on Monday, June 17, its True Name™ card initiative, which will allow for chosen names to appear on the front of consumers’ cards. Many members in the LGBTQ community, particularly trans and non-binary people, have run into issues purchasing items with a credit card and been faced with discrimination. In fact, Mastercard shared research that found nearly one-third of individuals who have shown IDs with a name or gender that did not […]

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