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Workplace silence, today? Transgender employees' voice and well-being

Booth, Jonathan E. ORCID: 0000-0002-8563-4613 and Beauregard, T. Alexandra ORCID: 0000-0002-9348-9110 (2019) Workplace silence, today? Transgender employees' voice and well-being. Perspectives on Work, 23 (2). 24 - 29. ISSN 1534-9276

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Awareness of transgender rights has been growing in recent years, with issues such as bathroom access hotly contested in the United States and the right to legal gender recognition by self-declaration without the requirement to provide medical evidence debated in the United Kingdom. The term transgender, or trans, describes individuals whose gender identity does not correspond to the sex they were assigned at birth; the trans community includes those who undergo medical gender reassignment, those who transition socially but not surgically from one gender to another, and others who reject the gender binary and express a continuum of gender identities regardless of social expectations. The Gender Identity Research and Education Society (GIRES) estimates that about 1 percent of the British population is gender nonconforming to some degree, and research from the Williams Law Institute at UCLA estimates that 0.3 percent of the United States population identifies as trans

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Additional Information: © 2019 Labor and Employment Relations Association
Divisions: Management
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HQ The family. Marriage. Woman
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management
Date Deposited: 11 Mar 2022 15:33
Last Modified: 16 May 2024 10:35

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