UIS survey looks at issues for transgendered
Springfield's WTAX-AM reports the survey conducted online of 774 people shows 81 percent supportive of those who are transgendered having the same rights as the rest of us. However, only 41 percent support using public funds to help provide medical treatment for them.
Associate professor of political science Jason Pierceson says information about needs of the transgendered community in terms of politics, policy, and law is lacking. He says the more education there is, the more hearts and minds will be changed.
This article appeared online in The State Journal-Register on September 1, 2015.
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