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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32% of lesbians hid their sexuality in youth sport because they were worried about being rejected by teammates.

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Discrimination: Coming Out

Year: 2016

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48% of gay men hid their sexuality in youth sport because they were worried about being rejected by teammates

Topics:
Discrimination: Coming Out, Coming Out

Year: 2016

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74% of lesbians under 22 years of age reported being completely or partially in the closet to teammates while playing youth sport.

Topics:
Discrimination: Coming Out

Year: 2016

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81% of gay men under 22 years of age reported being completely or partially in the closet to teammates while playing youth sport.

Topics:
Discrimination: Coming Out

Year: 2016

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9% of lesbians had been physically assaulted in sport.

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Discrimination: Bullying

Year: 2016

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19% of gay men had been physically assaulted in sport.

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Discrimination: Bullying

Year: 2016

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16% of lesbians had received verbal threats in sport.

Topics:
Discrimination: Bullying

Year: 2016

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27% of gay men had received verbal threats in sport.

Year: 2016

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18% of lesbians had been bullied in sport.

Topics:
Discrimination: Bullying

Year: 2016

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38% of gay men have been bullied in sport.

Topics:
Discrimination: Bullying

Year: 2016

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