Conforming for survival: Associations between transgender visual conformity/passing and homelessness experiences

  title={Conforming for survival: Associations between transgender visual conformity/passing and homelessness experiences},
  author={S. Begun and S. K. Kattari},
  journal={Journal of Gay & Lesbian Social Services},
  pages={54 - 66}
  • S. Begun, S. K. Kattari
  • Published 2015
  • Psychology
  • Journal of Gay & Lesbian Social Services
  • ABSTRACT Transgender/gender-nonconforming (GNC) individuals face widespread discrimination and harassment, and are frequently victims of transphobic acts of violence. Furthermore, transgender/GNC individuals are twice as likely to experience homelessness as other members of the at-large population. This study uses a national survey (N = 6,456) to examine, specifically among transgender/GNC individuals, relationships between homelessness experiences and visual conformity/passing, and how this… CONTINUE READING
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