Category Archives: Statistics and demographics

What are the odds you’ll stop harassing trans kids? (Gender Analysis)

If you’ll attack a trans kid and her family solely on the basis of your own ignorance, you’re a scumbag. Continue reading

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0.3% is not 0.03%: representations of transgender frequencies in online publications (Gender Analysis 21)

In 2011, the Williams Institute at UCLA published an estimate of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender population of the United States. Reviewing various surveys and studies, the report estimated that about 0.3% of adults in the U.S. are trans. Since … Continue reading

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Bathrooms and locker rooms: the transgender witch hunt (Gender Analysis 17)

(Support Gender Analysis on Patreon!) Previously: Bathroom bills: dehumanization and control We’re barely two months into 2016, and this year, there have already been 29 bills filed in state legislatures to prevent trans people from using the restroom or locker … Continue reading

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Chromosomes: cis expectations vs. trans reality (Gender Analysis 14)

(Support Gender Analysis on Patreon!) Previously: Bathroom bills: dehumanization and control, Stop calling trans women “male” There’s a popular belief that XX or XY chromosomes should serve as the sole determinant of whether someone is a woman or a man. This … Continue reading

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Cis world, trans world: interactional gaps (Gender Analysis 13)

(Support Gender Analysis on Patreon!) Hi, welcome to Gender Analysis. Social interactions between trans people and cis people are often fraught with misunderstandings, miscommunications, and confusion on both sides. Even assuming good intentions all around, it’s so easy for us … Continue reading

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