One study showed that, in 36.8% of trans-identifying young people’s friendship groups, the majority of members identified as trans.

One study showed that, in 36.8% of trans-identifying young people’s friendship groups, the majority of members identified as trans. Expand
One study showed that, in 36.8% of trans-identifying young people’s friendship groups, the majority of members identified as trans.

Lisa Littman’s 2018 study [1] investigated the role of friendship groups in transgender identification, and found that the majority of the members in the friendship group became transgender-identified in 36.8% of cases – almost 2 in 5.

REFERENCES

[1] Littman, L. (2018). Rapid-onset gender dysphoria in adolescents and young adults: A study of parental reports. PLOS ONE, 13 (8). [Link]