Holding back their whole selves

In a culture that still largely views gender on binary terms, transgender people in America face unique challenges in the job-application process. Half of transgender respondents to a recent McKinsey survey indicated they couldn’t be their full selves when applying for jobs. Only 33 percent of cisgender applicants indicated the same.

Transgender US job applicants are more likely than cisgender applicants to face challenges throughout the job-application process.

To read the article, see “Being transgender at work,” November 10, 2021.