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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Half of transgender people seeking gender reassignment treatment felt that their GP always or sometimes helped and supported them.

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Discrimination: Healthcare

Year: 2008

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3% of transgender people seeking gender reassignment treatment did not see their GP initially, but referred themselves to a gender identity clinic.

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Physical Health: Other

Year: 2008

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Just under 1 in 7 transgender people seeking gender reassignment treatment paid for a private referral to a gender identity clinic as their GP did not take any action.

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Discrimination: Healthcare

Year: 2008

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1 in 10 transgender people seeking gender reassignment treatment were referred to a gender identity clinic by their GP.

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Discrimination: Healthcare

Year: 2008

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2 in 5 transgender people seeking gender reassignment treatment were referred to a psychiatrist by their GP.

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Discrimination: Healthcare
Mental Health: Other

Year: 2008

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1 in 4 transgender people seeking gender reassignment treatment saw an endocrinologist at least once after starting hormone treatment.

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Physical Health: Other

Year: 2008

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Of the transgender people seeking gender reassignment treatment who saw an endocrinologist at least once after starting hormone treatment 2 out of 5 were seeing one regularly.

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Physical Health: Other

Year: 2008

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1 in 5 transgender people seeking gender reassignment treatment on the NHS saw an endocrinologist before starting hormone treatments. Under 1 in 10 private patients saw an endocrinologist.

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Discrimination: Healthcare
Physical Health: Other

Year: 2008

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Just over half of transgender people seeking gender reassignment treatment did not see an endocrinologist before starting hormone treatment.

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Physical Health: Other

Year: 2008

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Just over 1 in 10 transgender people seeking gender reassignment treatment saw an endocrinologist before starting hormone treatment.

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Physical Health: Other

Year: 2008

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