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How do Americans view policy proposals on transgender and gender identity issues?

A protest featuring placards for 'Trans Youth'

There are differing views on transgender policy in the US. Image: Unsplash/Ehimetalor Akhere Unuabona

Carrie Blazina
Digital producer, Pew Research Center
Chris Baronavski
Senior developer, Pew Research Center
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An infographic showing what survey respondents feel about certain transgender laws and policies
Most respondents said they would favor laws that would protect transgender people from discrimination in jobs, housing and public spaces Image: Pew Research Center/Survey of U.S. adults conducted May 16-22, 2022
An infographic showing state bans discrimination in housing, jobs and public spaces based on both gender identity and sexual orientation
Over 20 states have banned discrimination against transgender people in housing, jobs and public spaces Image: Pew Research Center

An infographic showing which state restricts transgender student athletes' participation on sports teams that match their gender identity
Over 15 states limit transgender student athletes from competing on teams that match their gender identity Image: Pew Research Center

An infographic showing the variance of insurance coverage of medical care for gender transitions
There is a variance of coverage of medical care for gender transition across different states Image: Pew Research Center

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