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

Year: 2008

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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

Year: 2008

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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

Year: 2008

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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

Year: 2008

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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

Year: 2008

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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

Year: 2008

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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

Year: 2008

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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

Year: 2008

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

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Physical Health: Other

Year: 2008

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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

Year: 2008

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1 in 3 transgender people were not offered counselling when they sought help to transition.

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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.

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Mental Health: Other

Year: 2008

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15% of referrals to a GIC were self referrals.

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Population Characteristics: Other

Year: 2008

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

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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.

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Discrimination: Healthcare

Year: 2008

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

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Population Characteristics: Other

Year: 2008

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Discrimination: Bullying, Employment

Year: 2008

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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4 in 10 lesbian and gay people think the portrayal of gay people on BBC1 is realistic and Half think the portrayal on BBC2 is realistic.

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Population Characteristics: Other

Year: 2008

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3 in 10 lesbian and gay people in the North West believe they would be treated worse than a heterosexual by the police if they were suspected of committing a crime.

Topics:
Legal rights: Other
Discrimination: Other
Crime: Other

Year: 2008

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1 in 5 lesbian and gay people in the North West expect to be treated worse than a heterosexual person when applying for social housing.

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Discrimination: Other
Legal rights: Housing

Year: 2008

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