International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Law | India | Volume 12 Issue 11, November 2023 | Rating: 5.5 / 10


Assessing the Influence of Transgender Rights on the Mental Health of Transgender Individuals in India and the United States

R. R. Vivin


Abstract: This research paper aims to assess the influence of transgender rights on the mental health of transgender society in India and the United States. It recognizes the increasing recognition and advocacy for transgender rights universally and the potential impact similar rights can have on the well- being of transgender populations. By examining the happenings, perceptions, and mental health outcomes of transgender society in these two countries, this study seeks to contribute to the being literature on the relationship between transgender rights and mental health. The exploration will employ a mixed- styles approach, combining quantitative checks and qualitative interviews to collect data from Transgender communities abiding in India and the United States. The study will explore various aspects of transgender rights, including legal recognition, anti-discrimination laws, access to healthcare, and societal acceptance, and how these factors intersect with mental health issues. The findings of this research paper will provide a comprehensive understanding of the influence of transgender rights on the mental health of transgender society in India and the United States. It'll contribute to relating the specific rights and policies that favourably affect mental health outcomes and shed light on implicit challenges and gaps in the execution of transgender rights. The study's results may inform policy discussions, advocacy efforts, and mental healthcare interventions aimed at supporting transgender communities and promoting their internal well- being. Overall, this research paper seeks to address a significant gap in the literature by examining the interplay between transgender rights and mental health issues in India and the United States, eventually contributing to a further inclusive and probative terrain for transgender society worldwide.


Keywords: Transgender rights, mental health, Legal recognition, societal acceptance


Edition: Volume 12 Issue 11, November 2023,


Pages: 977 - 982



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