About one in five LGBTQ people in America (21.6%) lives in poverty, compared to an estimated 15.7% poverty rate among their cisgender straight counterparts, according to new research from the Williams Institute, a UCLA Law think tank that researches sexual orientation, gender identity and public policy, and campaigns against discrimination faced by LGBTQ […]
This study addresses gaps in research on LGBT poverty. Notably, many past studies on this topic have used data that don’t allow for the identification of transgender ppl or ppl not currently living in same-sex couples, thereby erasing trans & bisexual experiences.
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