In 2008, the National Center for Transgender Equality (NCTE) and the National LGBTQ Task Force launched a nationwide study of anti-transgender discrimination in the united States. Over a six-month period, 6,456 transgender and gender non-conforming people answered a seventy-question survey, reporting on their experiences of discrimination and abuse at home, in school, in the public sphere, and in the workplace, as well as with landlords, doctors, and public officials, including judges and police. The survey results revealed that transgender and gender non-conforming people face pervasive discrimination in virtually all aspects of their lives.
These state reports based on the National Transgender Discrimination Survey reveal that specific experiences of transgender and gender non-conforming people in twenty-four states of the US. In these twenty-four states, there were enough respondents for meaningful state-level anaylsis. In the others, our regional factsheets will be particularly useful for advocates who would still like to offer a more localized picture than the national numbers for lobbying or communications.
Download the State Reports of the NTDS here:
- North Carolina
- New Jersey
- New York