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Transgender African Americans face rampant discrimination and poverty a survey issued by several prominent LGBT organizations reports.

The report, called Injustice at Every Turn: A Report of the National Transgender Discrimination Survey, collected data from more than 6,500 transgender Americans, finding that all face double the discrimination in everything from housing and healthcare, to education and employment because they are Black and transgender.

What was really poignant were these stark differences. In every case, Black respondents fared worse than the non-Black respondents in the national survey,” says Darlene Nipper, deputy executive director of the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force. “This is because Black transgender people face anti-transgender bias coupled with structural and institutionalized racism.

Read more at the Root.

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