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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80% participants had witnessed or experienced homophobia in a sporting environment.

Topics:
Discrimination: Bullying

Year: 2016

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One fifth of participants thought that school PE classes were the most likely homophobic sporting environment.

Topics:
Discrimination: Bullying

Year: 2016

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Three quarters of participants felt that LGB spectators would not be safe as spectators at a sporting event.

Topics:
Discrimination: Bullying, Bullying

Year: 2016

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Half of UK participants chose spectator stands as the most homophobic sporting environment.

Topics:
Discrimination: Bullying

Year: 2016

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Gay men and lesbians under 22 are more likely to be out to everyone than those over 22

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Population Characteristics: Coming Out

Year: 2016

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Rugby Union is the most popular sport among adult gay men, compared to football for all other LGB demographics.

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Population Characteristics: Other

Year: 2016

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Football is the most popular sport played by LGB participants under 22.

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Population Characteristics: Other

Year: 2016

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Gay men are more likely than lesbians not to participate in youth sport. (Under 22)

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Population Characteristics: Other

Year: 2016

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88% of lesbians said they played or are currently playing youth team sports (under 22)

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Population Characteristics: Other

Year: 2016

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Around three quarters of gay men participated in organised team sports in their youth (under 22)

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Population Characteristics: Other, Other

Year: 2016

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