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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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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1 in 4 lesbian and gay people have been bullied by their manager at work.

Topics:
Discrimination: Bullying, Employment

Year: 2008

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1 in 5 lesbian and gay people think the portrayal of gay people on Channel 4 is unrealistic, 1 in 4 think the portrayal on BBC2 is unrealistic and 1 in 3 think the portrayal on BBC1 is unrealistic.

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Population Characteristics: Other

Year: 2008

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3 out of 10 lesbian and gay people think the portrayal of gay people on ITV and Channel 5 is realistic.

Topics:
Population Characteristics: Other

Year: 2008

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Half of lesbian and gay people think the portrayal of gay people on ITV is unrealistic and 4 in 10 think the portrayal on Channel 5 is unrealistic.

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Population Characteristics: Other

Year: 2008

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3 in 10 Lesbian and gay people think ITV and Channel 5 will take a complaint of homophobia less seriously than other complaints.

Topics:
Discrimination: Other
Population Characteristics: Other

Year: 2008

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1 in 50 lesbian and gay people in the South West 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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2 out of 3 lesbian and gay people think the portrayal of gay people on Channel 4 is realistic.

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Population Characteristics: Other

Year: 2008

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