State of the Union 2018: Gender Identification

The idea that people may not identify with traditional binary gender categories has gained acceptance in the United States, but the lack of recognition of transgender and nonbinary citizens in administrative records, identity documents, and national surveys restricts people’s ability to self-identify and limits our understanding of patterns and trends in well-being.

Reference Information

Author: 

Aliya Saperstein

Publisher: 

Stanford Center on Poverty and Inequality

Publication Date: 

March 2018