Essay on Transgender Discrimination By Kristie L. Seelman

1548 Words Sep 21st, 2016 7 Pages
“Transgender Individuals Access to College Housing and Bathrooms: Findings from the National Transgender Discrimination Survey” is an article written by the author Kristie L. Seelman. The article was published in the department of Journal of Gay & Lesbian Social Services by Taylor & Francis Group on May 15, 2014. The term transgender is a person who change their gender identity differs from their assigned sex. It include the person changing their identity to male to female or transwomen and female to male or transmen, and often they preferred to called and identify from their transgressions. The purpose of this article is or was to examine a National Transgender Discrimination Survey of transgender students who were discriminated and sexual harassed from the others based on their gender identity and sexuality. In the article, the author focus on the qualitative of transgender students who attend to colleges or universities are being denied to access the bathroom and housing on campus which lead them to experience discrimination and sexual harassment from other students and peers due to the sexual transgression. Many institutions such as faculty and staff struggle to meet or have transgender students on campuses because they do not want transgender people as a students in their school, so they find a way to avoid transgender people by not a conversation and meeting them. Meanwhile, some universities are opening and welcoming transgender people into their school, and they…

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