Few data sources exist that can be used to estimate the size and proportion of transgender adults or youth in the U.S. This October 2016 demographic data report utilizes state-level, population-based survey data to estimate the proportion of the population … read more
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Association Between Gender Minority Status and Self-Reported Physical and Mental Health in the United StatesSource: JAMA Internal Medicine
This study confirms that transgender and gender non-conforming in the United States experience health disparities compared with their cisgender peers. Overall, the transgender people sampled in the study were more likely to be overweight, to be uninsured, and to experience … read more
Emergency Department Query for Patient-Centered Approaches to Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity: The EQUALITY StudySource: JAMA Internal Medicine
The Emergency Department Query for Patient-Centered Approaches to Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity (EQUALITY) conducted a study that demonstrated that most Americans are willing to disclose sexual orientation in the ED setting. Routine collection of data on sexual orientation is … read more
Faced with both racism and homophobia, the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex, Queer, and Questioning (LGBTIQ) South Asians can find few spaces in Southern California where they can feel safe, healthy, and whole. This research report suggests specific ways for … read more
In the United States today, there remains a persistent lack of routine data collection on sexual orientation and gender identity, including the disparities that affect the LGBTQ—leaving the challenges facing LGBT communities largely unmapped. Collecting more and better data about … read more
This report uses the best available data to provide a population estimate of LGBT African-Americans and African-American same-sex couples in the United States, along with a general overview of their socioeconomic and demographic characteristics.
Measuring Aspects of Sexuality and Gender: A Sexual Human Rights Challenge for Science and Official StatisticsSource: Chance
Sexual orientation and gender identity (SOGI) are two demographic and personal dimensions that have received relatively little attention in large-scale surveys and official statistics, despite recent advances in social, cultural, and legal equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) … read more
This review examines research on mentoring for youth who are LGBTQ, intersex, and gender nonconforming (LGBTQI-GNC). A growing body of literature has identified patterns of risks faced by LGBTQI-GNC youth and points also to the types of support that may … read more
This January 2017 demographic data report draws on state-level, population-based surveys to estimate the racial and ethnic composition of adults who identify as transgender in the U.S. A key finding is that “adults who identify as transgender are more racially … read more