As the nation debates transgender people and bathrooms, one question has been left largely unanswered: Where do most Americans stand on trans issues in general? Vox and Morning Consult teamed up to get an answer. Through a series of questions, we asked 2,000 registered voters last week what they thought of trans people, trans rights, laws that protect trans people from discrimination, and bathrooms.
The results were mixed. Respondents tended to report more negative feelings toward trans people than other groups. And although a plurality said they support laws that prohibit discrimination against trans people, they were divided on whether trans people should be able to use the bathroom that aligns with their gender identity. READ MORE