Williams Institute Research Cited in "20/20" Interview with Bruce Jenner

April 27, 2015 – Research by Williams Institute Research Director Gary Gates on the size of the transgender population in the United States (700,000) was cited in an ABC News “20/20” special. Gates’ estimate was seen by almost 17 million people when it aired on Friday, April 24, 2015, during anchor Diane Sawyer’s interview with Olympian Bruce Jenner, who discussed his transition to life as a woman.

Gates’ research was also included in an Associated Press article on transgender Americans, which was picked up by numerous news outlets throughout the country.