November 19, 2022
As a trans person, your voice is desperately needed. Your experiences and opinions are vital in helping your community get the support and recognition it needs. One of the best ways you can make your voice heard is by taking surveys.
Surveys help paint a picture of the trans community as a whole. They help us understand the unique needs and experiences of trans people. They help identify areas where we need more support and resources. And they help show decision-makers that we are a force to be reckoned with.
But why are surveys so important? Here are three reasons:
1. Surveys help us understand the unique needs and experiences of trans people.
No two trans people have the same experience. We come from all walks of life, we live in all corners of the world, and we face unique challenges depending on our circumstances. Surveys help us capture this diversity by allowing trans people to share their own stories and experiences.
2. Surveys help identify areas where we need more support and resources.
Trans people face discrimination and violence at alarmingly high rates. We also suffer from disproportionate levels of poverty, unemployment, and mental health issues. Surveys help us shine a light on these problems so that we can start to find solutions.
3. Surveys help show decision-makers that we are a force to be reckoned with.
There are still many people who don't believe that trans rights are human rights. Survey data helps show them that we are here, we are queer, and we're not going anywhere. It helps convince lawmakers to pass pro-trans legislation, employers to create inclusive policies, and institutions to provide better services for trans people.
Your voice is tremendously crucial in helping the transgender community receive the support it requires and deserves. By taking surveys, you're playing a part in making our world better for everyone.
Take the 2022 U.S. Trans Survey now.
Deadline December 5, 2022.