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2024 - Inclusivity Minute Project

    • Measuring Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, and Sex Characteristics in Survey Research
      , by Emily S. Krueger, M.S. (Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, NCI), Cato M. Milder, Ph.D., M.S.P.H. (REB), and Sarah S. Jackson, Ph.D., M.P.H. (IIB)

      As part of the White House drive toward providing better care and protection of sexual and gender minority (SGM) populations, health research organizations have been developing best practices and guidance for surveying these populations in affirming and inclusive ways to collect sexual orientation, gender identity, and sex characteristics (SOGI) data. This is an important step forward, as health research and the resulting guidelines have been historically informed by practices that ignored SGM identities or excluded SGM-identified populations altogether.

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