The answers to those, and many other, questions can be found in the books below. She debunks outmoded approaches to gender nonconformity that may actually do children harm. And she offers a new framework for helping each child become his or her own unique, most gender-authentic person. Gender Outlaw: On Men, Women and the Rest of Us by Kate Bornstein: Part coming-of-age story, part mind-altering manifesto on gender and sexuality, drawn directly from the life experiences of a transsexual woman. Helping Your Transgender Teen: A guide for parents by Irwin Krieger: If you are the parent of a transgender teen, this book will help you understand what your child is feeling and experiencing. Irwin Krieger is a clinical social worker with many years of experience helping transgender teens.
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Race and Ethnicity of Adults Who Identify as Transgender in the United States – Williams Institute
About 1. As the national debate escalates over accommodations for transgender people, the new figure, though still just 0. Gates, a demographer and former research director of the group that did the analysis, the Williams Institute at the U. School of Law, which focuses on law and policy issues related to sexual orientation and gender identity.
Race and Ethnicity of Adults Who Identify as Transgender in the United States
Meerwijk designed the study, takes responsibility for integrity of data collection and accuracy of data analysis, and drafted the article. Both authors contributed to interpretation of the data, critically revised the article, and approve this final version. Transgender individuals have a gender identity that differs from the sex they were assigned at birth. The population size of transgender individuals in the United States is not well-known, in part because official records, including the US Census, do not include data on gender identity. Population surveys today more often collect transgender-inclusive gender-identity data, and secular trends in culture and the media have created a somewhat more favorable environment for transgender people.
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.