BACKGROUND Legislation Literature Review Survey Map from www.evergreen.edu
WHAT IS TRANSGENDER? “Transgender is an umbrella term that includes those who experience incongruity between their birth sex and gender identity; the term is also used to include a wide range of self-chosen gender identities” (Sullivan, 2006).
MORE SURVEY FINDINGS... Map adapted from www.evergreen.edu
NOTABLE FINDINGS... Geographic representation of respondents Most Gender Queer and Gender Non- Conforming respondents from Western WA Age range of 52; Mean = 38; Median = 35 Mode = 28
VOICES... “Everybody says it was me that threw the first bottle. No, it was somebody behind me that threw it. But when that first bottle went by me, I said, “Oh lord, the revolution is finally here!” -Transgender activist Sylvia Rivera reflecting on Stonewall Riots of 1969
NEXT STEPS Provide toolbox to national advocacy groups IP address graphing by legislative district Outreach to non-urban areas of WA Longer timelines Expand on demographic background U.S. Census includes this demographic group
QUESTIONS Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org@gmail.com MySpace: www.myspace.com/transcount Special Thanks To: Dr. Amy Gould and Dr.Cheryl Simrell-King Partners and Family MPA Class of 2007 All Participating Organizations Seattle Gay News