Using data from the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, this report estimates the adult transgender population by race and ethnicity in the U. Data sources that describe the race and ethnicity of adults who identify as transgender in the United States are limited. National population-based surveys, like the American Community Survey, are the best sources to provide generalizable findings on the demographics of U. Yet, these surveys have rarely included measures of gender identity that would allow researchers to identify transgender respondents. Therefore, there is limited information on the demographics of this population. However, some representative, state-level surveys do collect this information.
Race and Ethnicity of Adults Who Identify as Transgender in the United States
Race and Ethnicity of Adults Who Identify as Transgender in the United States – Williams Institute
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Families of seven male-to-female transexuals after 5-7 years: Sociological sexology
Transgender history , in the broadest sense, includes examples of gender variance and gender nonconformity in cultures worldwide since ancient times. As this history is prior to the coining of the modern term "transgender", opinions of how to categorize these people and identities can vary. This history also begins prior to the mid-twentieth-century usage of " gender " in American psychology and associated conceptual apparatus including the notions of " gender identity " and " gender role ".
A leading African writer has transfixed the internet with her comments on gender - but fellow Nigerians say they feel hurt. Transgender women in Africa have benefited from "male privilege" because they grew up as men. With this argument, writer Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie kicked off a vexed discussion, trending everywhere from Facebook to Teen Vogue.