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Frequently Asked Questions about Transgender People

National Center for Transgender Equality

Keywords: Fundamentals; Transgender Youth

Transgender people come from every region of the United States and around the world, from every racial and ethnic background, and from every faith community. Transgender people are your classmates, your coworkers, your neighbors, and your friends. With approximately 1.4 million transgender adults in the United States—and millions more around the world—chances are that you’ve met a transgender person, even if you don’t know it. This FAQ addresses common questions like “What does it mean to be transgender?” and “What medical treatments do some transgender people seek when transitioning?” [Summary adapted from resource.]

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Frequently Asked Questions about Transgender People