According to a 2011 study co-authored by the National Center for Transgender Equality and the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force:
- 78% of transgender Americans faced severe harassment during grades K-12;
- 35% were physically assaulted while in grades K-12;
- 12% experienced sexual violence in grades K-12; and
- 15% have had to leave their school in grades K-12 because of harassment.