Second Class Citizen…Second Class Women

The LGBT Domestic Abuse Project undertook research that included interviews with women who identify as transsexual, which aimed to highlight the very specific ways that transsexual women experience gender inequality, and in doing so, the impact that commercial sexual exploitation has on their lives.

The research aimed to give a brief insight into the ways in which transsexual women experience everyday sexism and gender based violence, which is compounded by transphobia, the sexualisation of their bodies and increased vulnerability to abuse because of their gender identities.

The full report can be downloaded here.