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

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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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
Over 20 states have banned discrimination against transgender people in housing, jobs and public spaces Image: Pew Research Center

Over 15 states limit transgender student athletes from competing on teams that match their gender identity Image: Pew Research Center

There is a variance of coverage of medical care for gender transition across different states Image: Pew Research Center

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