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New data released on attitudes toward transgender people
From a Williams Institute news release
2018-01-30

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Today, the global research firm IPSOS released the results of a 23 country survey, including the US, on attitudes toward transgender people.

The link to the results can be found here:

www.ipsos.com/en-us/global-attitudes-toward-transgender-people.

The survey was originallly designed by IPSOS, Buzzfeed and the Williams Institute. This is the second time the survey has been implemented.

The results show that countries around the world are becoming more accepting of trasngender people. People around the world are more likely to say that their government needs to protect transgender people from discrimiantion. Most people believe that transgender people are a "natural occurrence," though many view transgender people from a lens of mental illness or sin. In English speaking countries, most people prefer to use the pronoun corresponding to the sex assigned to a person at birth rather then the pronoun which corresponding to current ideneity.

The Williams Institute will be conducting a webinar in a few weeks to review the findings in more detail.

Detailed information viewable at these two links:

www.windycitymediagroup.com/pdf/transgender_globalwriteup_01.22.18.pdf .

www.windycitymediagroup.com/pdf/ipsos_reporttransglobal01.29.18.pdf .


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