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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1 in 3 transgender people seeking gender reassignment treatment spent an hour or more with a gender specialist psychiatrist during their first appointment with them.

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Mental Health: Other

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1 in 5 transgender people seeking gender reassignment treatment spent between forty and sixty minutes with a gender specialist psychiatrist during their first appointment with them.

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Mental Health: Other

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Just over 1 in 3 transgender patients had an appointment at a GIC within 6 months of referral.

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Population Characteristics: Other

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1 in 20 transgender people seeking gender reassignment treatment waited over a year from referral for an appointment at a gender identity clinic.

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Discrimination: Healthcare

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1 in 10 transgender people seeking gender reassignment treatment had an appointment at a gender identity clinic within one month of their referral.

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Discrimination: Healthcare
Population Characteristics: Other

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Transgender people seeking gender reassignment treatment by using privately run gender identity clinics had to travel further than those using NHS clinics.

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Discrimination: Healthcare

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1 in 4 transgender patients travelled between 20 and 49 miles to attend their GIC clinic.

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Population Characteristics: Other

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Just under half of transgender people seeking gender reassignment treatment traveled over 50 miles to attend their gender identity clinic.

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Discrimination: Healthcare

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Half of Transgender people seeking gender reassignment treatments attended a gender identity clinic.

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Physical Health: Other

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Almost 1 in 3 transgender people seeking gender reassignment treatment attended Charing Cross Hospital.

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Physical Health: Other

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