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02/04/2011

CounT with a capital 'T': New transgender survey hailed as landmark, overdue

by Jeremy Hooper

Inclusive Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA): Here's the latest fire for your overdue arse:

Transgender people live with a bulls-eye on their backs. Anyone who denies this fact -- so hard for some to swallow in the wake of recent victories on marriage equality and "don't ask, don't tell" for lesbian, gay, and bisexual people -- is due for a wakeup call. Today, the National Center for Transgender Equality (NCTE) and the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force (NGLTF) released "Injustice at Every Turn," a report based on the results of what is by far the country's largest transgender discrimination survey to date -- with 6,450 participants to the next largest study's 700.
*KEEP READING: Counting the Transgender Community

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