Transgender Rights In The United States Essay

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Transgender Rights in the United States
“You know, gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender people are people.” ("Judith Light Quote." BrainyQuote. Xplore, n.d. Web. 18 Oct. 2015.) Transgender youths have higher suicide rates. Transgender rights are human rights to, transgender people are people too.
Lesbian,Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (L.G.B.T) youths, teens, and adults have higher suicide rates. Giving transgender individuals acceptance and a chance, citizens could learn to open up. And transgender youths and teens wouldn’t live in fear going to school. Transgender teens and youths could feel safer in school. Sadly fifty percent of transgender teens have at least one suicide attempt, that is not good! Bullying is the leading cause of suicide, in transgender cases. Giving rights to transgender individuals suicide and bullying rates could go down. Suicide rates could decrease and we could move forward as a society. However, there are some flaws in transgender rights. For example,ten percent of transgender individuals have been attacked. Fifty five percent of transgender youths have been attacked. Also, thirty percent of L.G.B.T youths report at least one suicide attempt. Sixty eight percent of transgender individuals have been verbally
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But for thousands of kids out there coming to terms with the reality of who they are they shouldn’t have to take it.” (Lutz, Tom. "Caitlyn Jenner Accepts Courage Award: 'If You Want to Call Me Names, I Can Take It'" N.p., n.d. Web. 18 Oct. 2015. ) We want to move forward to a greater society. Giving transgender individuals rights we will move into a society with hope and equality. Transgender rights are human rights, transgender individuals are just like people. Transgender people are like you and me, so having transgender rights we will all be equal. Children, teens, and adults won’t fear becoming

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