The Williams Institute is the leading research center on sexual orientation and gender identity law and public policy. Their website includes an interactive guide provides visualized and customizable information on the LGBTQIA+ community in the United States, as well as detailed sections on populations including POC LGBTQIA+ and transgender people.
These data provide information on discrimination against transgender and gender non-conforming people in every major area of life, including housing, employment, health and health care, education, public accommodation, family life, criminal justice and government identity documents, and demographic information such as citizenship, race, ethnicity, employment, and income.
The 2015 U.S. Transgender Survey (USTS) was conducted by the National Center for Transgender Equality (NCTE) to examine the experiences of transgender adults in the US. The USTS Public Use Dataset (PUDS) features survey results from 27,715 respondents and details the experiences of transgender people across a wide range of areas, such as education, employment, family life, health, housing, and interactions with police and prisons.
Suggestions for Conducting Statistical Research on the LGBTQIA+ Community
The purpose of this Federal Committee on Statistical Methodology (FCSM) research group is to explore the best practices of the measurement of sexual orientation and gender identity (SOGI) in the context of Federal information collections.