Best Practices in Measuring Gender Identity in Population-Based Surveys
Gary J. Gates, University of California, Los Angeles
The GenIUSS group (Gender Identity in U.S. Surveillance), convened by the Williams Institute, UCLA, is a collaboration of scientists, scholars, and transgender leaders dedicated to increasing knowledge about gender-related measurement and promoting the inclusion of these measures on population-based surveys, with particular consideration for publicly-funded data collection efforts. GenIUSS group efforts will result in the creation of recommendations and best practices for gender identity questions and data collection. This presentation will describe those recommendations.
Presented in Session 45: Measuring Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and Same-Sex Couple Households in Population-Based Surveys