transgender health

The Science of Gender Identity

Mar 8, 2017
2013 Rally for Transgender Equality in Washington D.C.
Ted Eytan / Flickr

The debate regarding transgender individuals being able to use the bathroom that corresponds to their gender identity has resurfaced at the national level, but the actual science behind gender identity is rarely discussed in politics.

National Geographic published a feature article in January about the science of being transgender and the stigmas faced by transgender individuals, which often result in difficulties accessing services like healthcare.