- A new report from the Williams Institute at UCLA School of Law finds that transgender adults were three times as likely than other adults to face food insufficiency.
- Transgender people of color experienced the highest rate (35.8%), with transgender white people at 17.1% and cisgender white people at 6%.
- The report recommends non-discrimination protections based on sexual orientation and gender identity be enforced throughout food production and distribution services.
Kathryn K. O’Neill is a co-author of a Williams Institute report on food insufficiency among transgender adults during the COVID-19 pandemic. Her name was listed incorrectly in an earlier version of this story.
Transgender adults are having a much more difficult time than the overall population in getting enough nourishment during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a new study.
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