Transgender Name Changes Can Pose a Challenge -- but Help Is Available

Transgender Name Changes Can Pose a Challenge -- but Help Is Available
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For example, Ascent research recently found that the transgender population has a poverty rate of 29.4%, compared to a poverty rate of 16% in cisgender, straight Americans. Furthermore, because transgender individuals may be drawn to cities that are generally seen as more LGBTQ-friendly, they often tend to face higher living costs. Transgender individuals might also face certain challenges related to name changes.