Transgender Civil Rights
A person’s gender is usually assigned at birth — male or female – based on anatomy. However, for some people, their intrinsic perception of gender identity as a child differs from the gender identity indicated on their identity documents. The majority identify as a transgender man or woman; however, some identity as either genders or […]read more
Is Being Trans a Mental Illness?
A common misconception suggests that Transgender is a mental illness. However, is being transgender a mental illness in reality? The answer is No. The misconception that being transgender is a disease stems from a lengthy history of misinterpretation and misclassification. Different people have long been thought to be sick or unwell, and modern human rights […]read more
What Percentage of the US Population is Transgender?
Since surveys that respondents voluntarily take are the only way to answer how many transgender people are in the US, calculating the percentage of the population who are transgender is challenging. However, we will try to address how many people in the US are transgender in this article, referring to credible sources. But, first, let’s […]read more
Interesting Facts About Transgender Mental Health
According to a 2018 study, transgender people have a 4 percent greater risk of depression. Transgender youth have a two- to three-fold greater risk of mental health consequences, such as depression, according to a 2015 study trusted Source. According to a 2016 comparative analysis, transgender individuals have more substantial psychological distress and are approximately three […]read more
Most Popular Myths About Transgender People in Sports
Ok, so we’ll get started with the obvious – the vast majority of critics who’d like to see trans people excluded from sports primarily target women. You’ll hear little about the disparity of allowing a trans man (who has transitioned from a female) to compete in pro soccer leagues or try their hand at professional […]read more
What Are the Best Transgender Sex Movies You Need to Watch?
We all know that trans people have routinely been discriminated against in Hollywood. Very few professional non-CIS actors have made it to the big screen, and where characters in a narrative were trans, it was common for these to be played by CIS actors. However, there are some trailblazers out there making their mark – […]read more
Transgender Sexuality: What Does it All Mean?
While awareness of transgender people is growing, many US citizens don’t understand the terminology – and that’s perfectly understandable! Here we’ll answer all of your burning questions, from the options in transgender sex organs to how people approach transgender sex in a gender-fluid relationship. Remember, knowledge is power, so it’s never a bad time to […]read more
How Many Transgender People Live in the United States?
It’s a common question; how many trans people are there, and why are issues such as trans discrimination in sport garnering so much media attention? In 2021, a poll concluded that 5.6% of adults in the states identify as one of the below: Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Contrastingly, 86.7% of people described themselves as straight, […]read more
Causes of Transgender Suicidal Thoughts in Adults
Suicidal thoughts are crushingly sad and often part of a broader mental health condition. While doctors can treat many such illnesses with therapy, medication, and support, it’s clear that the suicide rate of transgender people is disproportionately high. Here we’ll look at the causes, the factors, and ways we can make a change. Are Transgender […]read more
How to Recognise International Transgender Day of Visibility
Every year on 31st March, the trans community and its allies come together to do two things: Recognize the accomplishments of transgender people. Raise awareness of the remaining issues and challenges ahead. This unique event was founded in 2009 by a US activist to bring people together to share triumphs and frustrations. As so much […]read more