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Jobs & Housing

This section contains information about the economic conditions of transgender people.

Employment & Housing

Income, employment, workplace experiences, and housing stability

  • More than one-third (34%) of respondents were experiencing poverty.
  • The unemployment rate among USTS respondents was 18%.
  • More than one in ten (11%) respondents who had ever held a job said they had been fired, forced to resign, lost the job, or been laid off because of their gender identity or expression.
  • Nearly one-third (30%) of respondents had experienced homelessness in their lifetime.

In their own words

  • Milo

  • Jamy

  • Anonymous

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