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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78% of participants said an openly gay, lesbian or bisexual person would not be very safe as a spectator at a sporting event

Year: 2016

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Nearly half (46%) of participants believed LGB people are ‘not at all accepted’ in sport or only ‘accepted a little’

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Discrimination: Other, Other, Other, Other, Other, Other

Year: 2016

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73% of gay men believed homophobia is more common in team sports than in other parts of society

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Discrimination: Other, Other, Other, Other, Other

Year: 2016

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More than 1 in 4 (27%) gay men said they did not participate in youth team sports

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Discrimination: Other, Other, Other, Other, Other

Year: 2016

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Gay men are more likely than lesbian women to feel they are not fully accepted in sport.

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Discrimination: Other, Other, Other, Other, Other

Year: 2016

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73% of participants believe youth sport is not safe and welcoming for LGB people

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Discrimination: Other, Other, Other, Other, Other, Other

Year: 2016

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98% of LBQ women surveyed indicated that they had not encountered discrimination from mental health services.

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Mental Health: Healthcare, Healthcare, Healthcare, Healthcare, Healthcare

Year: 2016

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66% of LBQ women surveyed had accessed at least one form of mental health support.

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Mental Health: Healthcare, Healthcare, Healthcare, Healthcare, Healthcare

Year: 2016

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Two thirds of LBQ women surveyed indicated that they had been through periods of feeling mentally unwell or depressed over the past year.

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Mental Health: Healthcare, Healthcare, Healthcare, Healthcare, Healthcare

Year: 2016

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7% of respondents indicated that they had attempted to take their own life over the past year and a further 8% indicated that they had attempted to take their own life at some point in the past more than a year ago.

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Mental Health: Suicide & Self Harm, Suicide & Self Harm, Suicide & Self Harm, Suicide & Self Harm, Suicide & Self Harm

Year: 2016

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