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Full list of articles and documents from the Sexual Diversity Transgender News, Facts, Statistics category. Though these articles may have since been updated they are listed by their original publish date, with the most recent documents first.

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Dietary Supplement Use in Transmasculine People thumbnail image.
Study highlights the need for population-level research on the nutritional needs of transgender people.
Publish Date: 25th Mar 2024
Transgender Scientists Address Academic Challenges and Offer Ways to Provide Support thumbnail image.
Transgender, and family members of transgender, scientists describe what it is like to be a transgender person in STEMM.
Publish Date: 14th Mar 2024
Psychiatric Care of Transgender and Gender Diverse People thumbnail image.
The gender minority stress and resilience model can help psychiatrists understand and address the mental health challenges this population experiences.
Publish Date: 8th Mar 2024
Transgender Women Can Still Get Prostate Cancer thumbnail image.
Study finds prostate cancer occurs in transgender women more frequently than published accounts might suggest with about 14 prostate cancer cases per 10,000 transgender women.
Publish Date: 29th Apr 2023 - Updated: 30th Apr 2023
Gender-Affirming Hormones Improve Transgender and Nonbinary Youth Mental Health thumbnail image.
Evidence from largest study in the United States on the impact of gender-affirming hormones, with longest follow-up.
Publish Date: 21st Jan 2023
Transgender Youth and Sleep Disorders thumbnail image.
A study finds those who had gender-affirming therapies were less likely to have sleep disorders, suggesting a possible protective effect.
Publish Date: 21st Nov 2022 - Updated: 5th Jan 2023
Florida to Ban Gender Affirming Care thumbnail image.
Anti-science rule threatens to harm transgender and gender-diverse minors; sets a dangerous precedent for all health care decisions.
Publish Date: 5th Nov 2022
Discontinuation of Gender Affirming Hormones in Those Who Start Treatment Young is Rare thumbnail image.
Study suggests 98% of adolescents with gender dysphoria who initiated gender-affirming hormone treatment as adolescents continued use at follow-up.
Publish Date: 21st Oct 2022
Transgender Citizens Could Face Barriers to Voting in 2022 Midterm Elections thumbnail image.
More than 200,000 transgender citizens could face barriers to voting in the 2022 midterm elections.
Publish Date: 15th Sep 2022 - Updated: 21st Oct 2022
Transgender Men Need Fertility Preservation Counseling thumbnail image.
Researchers provide guidelines for fertility preservation counseling before gender-affirming medical procedures for transgender men.
Publish Date: 6th Sep 2022 - Updated: 5th Jan 2023
Transgender Parents Bring Child Centered Perspective to Parenthood thumbnail image.
Transgender parents may let children explore gender on their own before labeling child's identity.
Publish Date: 2nd Sep 2022 - Updated: 25th Nov 2022
Transgender People Report Better Psychosocial Health After Facial Feminization Surgery thumbnail image.
Gender affirming facial feminization surgery findings have the potential to change health insurance policies for the better for transgender patients.
Publish Date: 6th Jul 2022
New Estimates Show 300,000 Youth Identify as Transgender in the US thumbnail image.
About 1.3 million adults 0.5% of the adult US population identify as transgender.
Publish Date: 11th Jun 2022
More than Half of Transgender Students in Higher Education Report Poor Mental Health thumbnail image.
Many transgender students face bullying, harassment, assault, and unfair treatment.
Publish Date: 30th Apr 2022 - Updated: 4th Jun 2022
Transgender People More Likely than Cisgender People to Face Food Insufficiency During Pandemic thumbnail image.
Transgender people were almost twice as likely as cisgender people to encounter barriers to accessing food beyond affordability.
Publish Date: 14th Dec 2021
Access to Gender-Affirming Care Associated with Lower Suicide Risk for Transgender People thumbnail image.
A summary of current data on suicide risk and prevention among transgender people in recognition of Suicide Prevention Month.
Publish Date: 2nd Sep 2021
Majorities of People in 10 Countries Support Nondiscrimination Protections for Transgender People thumbnail image.
A report by the Williams Institute at UCLA School of Law explores public opinion about transgender people and their rights in 10 countries.
Publish Date: 10th Aug 2021 - Updated: 27th Oct 2022
A Significant Number of Transgender Adults in the US have no IDs with the Correct Gender Marker thumbnail image.
An estimated 476,000 transgender adults in the U.S. are without any form of identification with the correct gender marker, according to a new report.
Publish Date: 15th Jun 2021
Gay And Trans Panic Defenses Continue To Be Used In Court Cases thumbnail image.
Cases often involve robbery or a pre-existing relationship between the victim and defendant.
Publish Date: 21st Apr 2021
Transgender People Over Four Times More Likely than Cisgender People to be Victims of Violent Crime thumbnail image.
Findings from the first study to examine victimization rates of transgender people using a nationally representative sample.
Publish Date: 23rd Mar 2021
No Difference in Health Outcomes for Transgender and Cisgender Parents thumbnail image.
The first nationally representative sample of transgender people in the U.S. finds no difference in mental and physical health between transgender and cisgender parents.
Publish Date: 5th Oct 2020
HUD Aims to Reverse Protections for Homeless Transgender People Accessing Shelters thumbnail image.
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) proposed rule aims to revise Equal Access rule which requires HUD-funded housing services to be provided without discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity.
Publish Date: 23rd Jul 2020
Only 3% of Sexually Active Transgender People Use PrEP thumbnail image.
The first study to estimate use of PrEP among transgender people using a national probability sample in the United States.
Publish Date: 11th Jul 2020
HHS Rule Will Reverse Nondiscrimination Protections in Health Care for Over 1.5 Million Transgender People thumbnail image.
HHS expected to announce final rule that reverses federal protections prohibiting discrimination based on gender identity in health care.
Publish Date: 18th May 2020
Transgender Youth More Often Diagnosed with Mental Health Conditions thumbnail image.
Kaiser Permanente study finds rates of depression and attention deficit disorder higher among transgender and gender non-conforming youth.
Publish Date: 16th Apr 2018
Using Chosen Names Reduces Odds of Depression and Suicide in Transgender Youths thumbnail image.
Researchers find when transgender youths are allowed to use their chosen name in places such as work, school and at home, risk of depression and suicide drops.
Publish Date: 30th Mar 2018
Gender Affirming Surgeries on the Rise Along with Insurance Coverage thumbnail image.
umber of gender affirming surgeries performed in hospitals for transgender individuals on the rise, along with increased access made possible by Medicare, Medicaid or private insurance coverage for the procedures.
Publish Date: 1st Mar 2018
Genital Surgery Increases Among Transgender Patients Seeking Gender-Affirming Surgeries thumbnail image.
Genital surgery increased among transgender patients seeking gender-affirming surgeries and most patients paid out of pocket for the procedures.
Publish Date: 28th Feb 2018
Complications of Reconstruction Surgery Differ for Transgender Patients thumbnail image.
Risks of penile reconstruction surgery (phalloplasty) appear higher in female-to-male transgender (transmale) patients undergoing gender confirmation surgery, compared to cismale patients undergoing phalloplasty for other reasons.
Publish Date: 30th Jan 2018 - Updated: 22nd Mar 2018
Hormone Therapy May Reduce Eating Disorder Symptoms in Transgender People thumbnail image.
Study recommends clinicians working at eating disorder services should assess patients for gender identity issues and refer them to transgender health services to be evaluated for hormone treatment.
Publish Date: 16th Jan 2018
Parents of Transgender Youth Sign National Declaration of Rights thumbnail image.
Parents of transgender youth sign declaration of rights seeking protections for their children and all transgender people from discrimination, violence and harassment.
Publish Date: 14th Nov 2017 - Updated: 16th Mar 2018
Survey Provides Insight into Demographics and Health of California's Transgender Adults thumbnail image.
92,000 transgender adults between the ages of 18 and 70 make up 0.35 percent of California adult non-institutionalized population.
Publish Date: 10th Nov 2017 - Updated: 22nd Mar 2018
Transwomen Connected App to Help Prevent HIV Among Transgender Women thumbnail image.
Development of a mobile app that helps prevent HIV among transgender women and keeps them connected with supportive peers.
Publish Date: 31st Oct 2017
Fertility Knowledge and Attitudes in Transgender Youth thumbnail image.
Tool assesses level of interest or concern these teens and their families have regarding impacts of medical gender treatments on long-term fertility.
Publish Date: 25th Oct 2017
Transgender Leadership in Fight Against HIV thumbnail image.
Demonstration grants to increase transgender leadership within organizations in community planning bodies and local networks to aid response to HIV.
Publish Date: 3rd Oct 2017
ONE Brooklyn Community MTA Campaign thumbnail image.
Transgender 9 year-old boy Penelope (Penel) Ghartey and transgender writer-activist Tiq Milan in Brooklyn Community Services ONE Brooklyn Community Subway Poster Campaign.
Publish Date: 18th Sep 2017 - Updated: 22nd Mar 2018
Transgender TV Characters Have Power to Shape Attitudes thumbnail image.
Transgender characters on TV shows can influence attitudes toward transgender people and policy issues.
Publish Date: 11th Aug 2017
President Trump Reinstates Ban on Transgenders in the Military thumbnail image.
Ban on qualified transgender people serving in the military could result in the discharge of more than 15,000 transgender Americans.
Publish Date: 27th Jul 2017
Transgender Inclusive Recruitment Policy Delayed thumbnail image.
Implementation of final piece of a policy that allows qualified transgender people to serve in the armed forces delayed by six months.
Publish Date: 2nd Jul 2017
Poor Health and Lack of Access to Health Care Among Public Health Needs of U.S. Transgender People thumbnail image.
Transgender individuals are more likely than non-transgender individuals to report poor health and lack of health insurance coverage.
Publish Date: 8th Jun 2017
4th Annual Rizi Timane Transgender Surgery Scholarship thumbnail image.
Transgender activist, artist and author Rizi Timane announces 4th annual transgender surgery scholarship call for applications.
Publish Date: 3rd May 2017 - Updated: 22nd Mar 2018
Transgender Preschooler Study Assesses Preferences and Identity thumbnail image.
Study finds transgender children just as likely as nontransgender children to have preferences associated with their gender, and have a clear sense of their gender identity.
Publish Date: 30th Apr 2017
Is Gender Affirmative Treatment Effective For Coexisting Gender Dysphoria and Psychosis thumbnail image.
Study reveals gender dysphoria in individuals with coexisting psychotic disorders can be adequately diagnosed and treated with gender affirming psychological, endocrine, and surgical therapies.
Publish Date: 4th Apr 2017
Gender-affirming Bathrooms Recommended for Schools thumbnail image.
Study reveals ensuring safe access to bathrooms and other school facilities for trans students is vital if educational equality is to be ensured.
Publish Date: 30th Mar 2017
Transgender Students Have More Physical, Social, Academic Problems Due to Alcohol thumbnail image.
Study suggests transgender college students may be particularly vulnerable to alcohol abuse, which can negatively affect their academic standing and their physical health.
Publish Date: 22nd Mar 2017
People Split on Transgender Rights Issues thumbnail image.
New research reveals a split on how people consider transgender rights issues today.
Publish Date: 7th Mar 2017
Discriminatory Birth Certificate Bill Targets Transgenders thumbnail image.
Bill H.B. 1894 would make an onerous process even more difficult for transgender Arkansans seeking to have their identification documents reflect their gender identity.
Publish Date: 5th Mar 2017
Major Companies Support Transgender Student Gavin Grimm thumbnail image.
Major U.S. companies have joined a friend of the court brief supporting transgender student Gavin Grimm in G.G. v. Gloucester County School Board.
Publish Date: 3rd Mar 2017
Reports Trump Administration Plans to Rescind Transgender Students Guidance thumbnail image.
HRC responds to media reports that Trump Administration plans to rescind guidance from the U.S. Departments of Justice and Education regarding school obligations to transgender students under Title IX of the Education Amendments.
Publish Date: 22nd Feb 2017
Transgender Political Candidates Still Face Uphill Battle thumbnail image.
Study reveals transgender political candidates and public officials are likely to face more opposition than lesbian, gay or bisexual candidates.
Publish Date: 21st Feb 2017
Los Angeles LGBT Center Expands Services for Transgender People thumbnail image.
LA LGBT Center announces expansion of its Transgender Economic Empowerment Project (TEEP), which empowers transgender individuals to secure jobs and become financially stable.
Publish Date: 3rd Jan 2017
Judge Halts Transgender Health Protections thumbnail image.
Decision by judge with history of anti-LGBTQ rulings comes just before Affordable Care Act non-discrimination measures were to go into effect.
Publish Date: 1st Jan 2017
Are Transgenders Fit to Serve in the Military thumbnail image.
Study shows that transgender active-duty U.S. military personnel report few lifetime mental and physical health problems.
Publish Date: 18th Feb 2016
Report Shows Anti-Transgender Bathroom Bills Threaten Health thumbnail image.
Discrimination in public restrooms and public spaces has negative impact on transgender access to equal opportunities for employment, education, and socialization.
Publish Date: 12th Jan 2016
Over 66% of Residents in Every State Support Transgender Inclusive Employment Protections thumbnail image.
Majority support protecting transgender people from employment discrimination even though not every state has such laws.
Publish Date: 23rd Dec 2015
Anti-Transgender Ballot Initiative Fails in California thumbnail image.
Opponents of LGBT equality use ignorance and fear as a weapon against the transgender community.
Publish Date: 23rd Dec 2015
Transgender Women with HIV in LA County Face Unmet Legal Needs thumbnail image.
Transgender women living with HIV in Los Angeles County face variety of legal needs that have significant impact on income, health care and housing.
Publish Date: 27th Nov 2015
Discriminatory Anti-Transgender Bathroom Bill thumbnail image.
Discriminatory anti-transgender bathroom bill moves forward in Wisconsin legislature.
Publish Date: 26th Nov 2015
Stronger Protection for Transgender People In Emergency Shelters - HUD thumbnail image.
HUD now requires all programs that receive funding from Office of Community Planning and Development to give equal access to transgender people.
Publish Date: 26th Nov 2015
Transgender Day of Remembrance Highlights Anti-Transgender Violence thumbnail image.
Human Rights Campaign joins the nation in solemn tribute to transgender people who have lost their lives to violence.
Publish Date: 22nd Nov 2015
Congressional Forum on Violence Against Trans People thumbnail image.
Human Rights Campaign and the Trans People of Color Coalition issue call to action in response to violent deaths of transgender people.
Publish Date: 15th Nov 2015
PrEP Study Points to Efficacy for Transgender Women thumbnail image.
Study suggests need for socio-culturally appropriate delivery models to enhance PrEP use in population extremely vulnerable to HIV.
Publish Date: 7th Nov 2015
Statement From High School District 211 in Response to OCR Communication thumbnail image.
Allegation that District 211 has violated Title IX by not providing a transgender student unrestricted access to the locker room.
Publish Date: 4th Nov 2015
Video: Transgender in the Workplace thumbnail image.
Video clip: Panel of experts review news and legal developments regarding same-sex marriage and EEOC interpretation of Title VII expanded LGBT rights in the workplace.
Publish Date: 3rd Nov 2015 - Updated: 22nd Mar 2018
Protecting Transgender New Yorkers From Discrimination thumbnail image.
Governor Cuomo administration will be issuing regulations that determine gender identity is protected under non-discrimination laws.
Publish Date: 23rd Oct 2015
Transgender Discrimination & Health Link thumbnail image.
Study shows transgender adults continue to face major daily discrimination that often directly leads to dangerous health consequences.
Publish Date: 29th Sep 2015
Obamacare Extends Support for Transgender Surgery thumbnail image.
New survey of transgender people finds even when care is denied, there are important costs for both insurers and the public.
Publish Date: 9th Sep 2015
First Transgender Athlete to Compete for Canada thumbnail image.
Competitive sports are at a crucial point in time with respect to providing appropriate guidelines for participation for Transgender athletes.
Publish Date: 22nd Aug 2015
First Study of U.S. Transgender Population thumbnail image.
Researchers launching study of transgender population in the United States to create more accurate and detailed picture of issues faced by transgender individuals.
Publish Date: 27th Mar 2015
Hormone Therapy in Transgender Adults Safe thumbnail image.
BUSM review finds hormone therapy in transgender adults safe and may help reduce barriers for transgender individuals to receive medical care.
Publish Date: 24th Feb 2015
Defense Secretary Addresses Transgender Service thumbnail image.
Ashton Carter addressed issue of military service by transgender people - who are currently prohibited from serving openly - in Kandahar, Afghanistan.
Publish Date: 23rd Feb 2015
Biological Nature of Gender Identity thumbnail image.
Biological basis for gender identity may change physicians perspective on transgender medicine and improve health care for these patients.
Publish Date: 13th Feb 2015
Guide to Reporting About Transgender People thumbnail image.
Guide for reporters and others when writing or reporting on the transgender and LGBT community.
Publish Date: 5th Feb 2015 - Updated: 30th Sep 2017
Spotlighting Violence Against Transgender People thumbnail image.
Brief detailing violence facing transgender people, and solutions for policymakers and leaders to address the crisis.
Publish Date: 2nd Feb 2015 - Updated: 31st Aug 2015
Transgender People and The Prison System thumbnail image.
One of the questions surrounding transgender prisoners has to do with their housing in a prison facility that is consistent with their gender identity.
Publish Date: 30th Jan 2015
Study to Track Pioneer Generation of Transgender Children thumbnail image.
Study involved transgender children ages 5 to 12 from around the U.S. who are living as their identified gender.
Publish Date: 30th Jan 2015
Transgender Protections in State Civil Rights Law - Governor Cuomo thumbnail image.
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo calls for amendment to New York civil rights law to protect transgender New Yorkers from discrimination in employment, housing and public accommodations.
Publish Date: 24th Jan 2015
Transgender Father to Present Case to 4th Court of Appeals in Child Custody Matter thumbnail image.
Case involves transgender father and his plight to have the right to see his two children.
Publish Date: 17th Jan 2015
Gender Dysphoria in Adolescents and Adults thumbnail image.
The DSM diagnostic criteria for gender dysphoria includes cross-gender identification that extends beyond desire for perceived cultural advantage.
Publish Date: 13th Jan 2015 - Updated: 31st Jan 2017
Transgender Youth at High Risk for Negative Mental Health Outcomes thumbnail image.
Primary Care clinicians should routinely screen transgender youth for mental health concerns.
Publish Date: 8th Jan 2015
Attorney General Circumvents Congress, Overrides Parental Concerns in Transgender Memorandum thumbnail image.
FRC takes Attorney General Eric Holder to task for memorandum that transgendered persons should be given a special status under Title VII of Civil Rights Act of 1964.
Publish Date: 19th Dec 2014
Are Transgender Veterans at Greater Risk of Suicide thumbnail image.
Veterans who have received diagnosis consistent with transgender status more likely to have suicidal thoughts, plans, and to attempt suicide.
Publish Date: 16th Dec 2014
PFLAG National: Guide to Being a Trans Ally thumbnail image.
Guide to being a trans ally is a new publication and training series from the Straight for Equality project.
Publish Date: 9th Dec 2014 - Updated: 24th Apr 2020
Treatment of Transgender Prison Populations thumbnail image.
Prison policies vary on treating transgender inmates, which could put inmates and institutions at risk.
Publish Date: 23rd Nov 2014
Substantial Number of Transgender People Report Positive Parenting Experiences thumbnail image.
Report shows substantial numbers of transgender people are parents, though at rates that appear lower than the U.S. general population.
Publish Date: 15th Nov 2014 - Updated: 28th Feb 2017
HauteButch: Masculine Clothing for Women and Transmen thumbnail image.
HauteButch addresses the needs of tomboys, butch women, androgynous straight women and transmen interested in wearing high quality male clothing that fits female figures.
Publish Date: 2nd Nov 2014 - Updated: 23rd Nov 2014
Transgender Face Health Care Service Discrimination thumbnail image.
Discrimination against transgender people should be addressed by medical establishment and policy change at national level to provide equal access to health care.
Publish Date: 4th Oct 2014 - Updated: 23rd Nov 2014
 Stigma Can Undermine Transgender Relationships thumbnail image.
Research shows transgender women generally face high risks of depression, financial hardship, and discrimination.
Publish Date: 4th Oct 2014 - Updated: 23rd Nov 2014
Legislation Bans Use of Transgender Panic Defenses in Criminal Trials thumbnail image.
Law AB 2501 legislation prohibits use of gay panic and transgender panic defense to reduce murder charges to manslaughter in criminal trials.
Publish Date: 27th Sep 2014 - Updated: 23rd Nov 2014


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