Report Reveals Sharp Rise in Transgender Young People in the U.S.

Posted on AllSides June 10th, 2022
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About 1.6 million people in the United States are transgender, and 43 percent of them are young adults or teenagers, according to a new report providing the most recent national estimates of this population.

The analysis, relying on government health surveys conducted from 2017 to 2020, estimated that 1.4 percent of 13- to 17-year-olds and 1.3 percent of 18- to 24-year-olds were transgender, compared with about 0.5 percent of all adults.

Those figures revealed a significant rise among younger people: The estimate of transgender people 13 to 25 nearly doubled since the...

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