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Congratulations to Professor Hui Liu's New Press Release on Transgender Marriage

Transgender people who are married are less likely to experience discrimination than their unmarried counterparts, indicates a national study led by Professor Hui Liu.

The findings, published online in the Journal of Marriage and Family, speak to the well-established marital advantage even among transgender couples, a fast-growing but little-studied population. Some 1.4 million adults identify as transgender in the United States.

“Past research suggests marriage is related to greater access to economic, social and psychological resources, and we believe access to such resources helps transgender people combat life stressors related to their gender-minority status, including discrimination,” said Hui Liu, MSU professor of sociology and principal investigator of the federally funded study. Read the full story from MSU News.