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 were not offered counselling when they sought help to transition.

Topics:
Mental Health: Other

Year: 2008

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1 in 5 transgender people seeking gender reassignment treatment were offered counselling when they sought help to transition.

Topics:
Mental Health: Other

Year: 2008

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15% of referrals to a GIC were self referrals.

Topics:
Population Characteristics: Other

Year: 2008

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1 in 5 referrals to a GIC clinic were from a GP.

Topics:
Population Characteristics: Other

Year: 2008

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1 in 7 lesbian and gay people in Wales expect to be treated worse than heterosexuals if they were admitted to hospital for an emergency and the staff thought they were gay.

Topics:
Discrimination: Healthcare

Year: 2008

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It is estimated that the population ratio of trans women:trans men is 4:1.

Topics:
Population Characteristics: Other

Year: 2008

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1 in 4 trans patients were referred to GIC by a psychiatrist.

Topics:
Mental Health: Other
Population Characteristics: Other

Year: 2008

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Less than 1 in 5 Lesbian and gay people think The Press Complaints Commission, BBC, Channel 4 and Ofcom will take a complaint of homophobia less seriously than other complaints.

Topics:
Discrimination: Other
Population Characteristics: Other

Year: 2008

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Half of lesbian and gay people have been bullied at work by someone in their team.

Topics:
Discrimination: Bullying, Employment

Year: 2008

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3 in 10 lesbian and gay people have been bullied at work by someone senior and junior to them.

Topics:
Discrimination: Bullying, Employment

Year: 2008

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