Evidence Exchange of LGBT Statistics

Welcome to LGBT Foundation’s Evidence Exchange, an evidence base of statistics about lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) needs and experiences.

Topics range from healthcare to homophobia and schools to safer sex. The evidence base is continuously updated to include new research, and all records include as much information about the statistic as possible.

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Of all appointments cancelled at the GIC just under half were given insufficient or no notice.

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Population Characteristics: Other

Year: 2008

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Of those that signed an agreement of terms at a GIC 7 out of 10 were not able to have a say in the content of the agreement.

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Population Characteristics: Other

Year: 2008

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Just over 1 in 3 Transgender NHS patients attending a GIC had to sign a written agreement. 1 in 5 attending a private GIC had to sign an agreement.

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Population Characteristics: Other

Year: 2008

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Just over 1 in 3 transgender people attending a GIC did not have to sign an agreement of terms.

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Population Characteristics: Other

Year: 2008

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Just over half of transgender people seeking gender reassignment treatment said they had no problems getting their GP to prescribe hormones recommended by an endocrinologist or a psychiatrist.

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Discrimination: Healthcare
Physical Health: Other

Year: 2008

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1 in 8 transgender people seeking gender reassignment treatment said their GP refused to prescribe hormones despite the treatment being recommended by an endocrinologist or a psychiatrist.

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Discrimination: Healthcare
Physical Health: Other

Year: 2008

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35% of transgender people who are seeking gender reassignment treatments have GPs who encourage regular appointments.

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Discrimination: Healthcare

Year: 2008

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1 in 3 transgender people seeking gender reassignment treatment have a GP who ensures that they are on appropriate screening programmes.

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Discrimination: Healthcare
Physical Health: Other

Year: 2008

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1 in 8 transgender people seeking gender reassignment treatment said that their GP explained what gender reassignment treatments were available.

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Discrimination: Healthcare

Year: 2008

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1 in 5 transgender people seeking gender reassignment treatment felt that their GP was knowledgeable about gender reassignment treatments.

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Discrimination: Healthcare

Year: 2008

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