En 2016, NCTE publicó el informe de la Encuesta de transexuales de los Estados Unidos (USTS), a second iteration of the National Transgender Discrimination Survey (NTDS), that measures how things are now and how they have changed over the past five years since the release of the NTDS. With almost 28,000 respondents, the USTS is the largest survey ever devoted to the lives and experiences of trans people. Read the report at http://ustranssurvey.org.
In 2011, NCTE and the National LGBTQ Task Force released the report of the NTDS. Interviews with over 6,400 transgender and gender non-conforming people made it the largest such study at the time it was conducted. The study has been a game changer—both for our policy work and for cultural change. For the first time, we were able to quantify the discrimination and violence transgender people face. The findings from the NTDS are available in multiple reports that cover specific subpopulations and issues.
Las personas transgénero se enfrentan a la discriminación y la violencia en toda la sociedad, por parte de su familia que crece, en la escuela, en el trabajo, en refugios para personas sin hogar, por médicos, en salas de emergencia, ante jueces, por terratenientes e incluso por agentes de policía.