Evidence Exchange of LGBT Statistics

Welcome to the LGF’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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50% of LGB people, over the age of 50 and who were "not White British," said they were out as lesbian, gay or bisexual to someone in their GP practice.

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31% of lesbians over 50, said they had a negative experiences of using general practice as an LGB person, compared to 21% of gay men over 50.

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Discrimination: Healthcare
Population Characteristics: Other

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64% of gay men, over the age of 50, had positive experiences of being treated supportively as an person by a general practice worker, whereas only 43% of lesbians over 50 said the same.

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Population Characteristics: Other

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6% of LGB people over 70, said they had a negative experiences of using general practice as an LGB person.

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Discrimination: Healthcare
Population Characteristics: Other

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75% of LGB people, over the age of 70, said they would be happy to be asked about their sexual orientation, in confidential surroundings, when registering with a GP practice.

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Population Characteristics: Other

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56% of LGB people, over the age of 70, said they were out as lesbian, gay or bisexual to someone in their GP practice.

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Population Characteristics: Other

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24% of LGB over 50, said they had a negative experiences of using general practice as an LGB person.

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Discrimination: Healthcare
Population Characteristics: Other

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51% of LGB over 50, said they had a positive experiences of being treated supportively as an LGB person by a general practice worker.

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Population Characteristics: Other

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69% of LGB people, over the age of 50, said they would be happy to be asked about their sexual orientation, in confidential surroundings, when registering with a GP practice

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Population Characteristics: Other

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60% of LGB people, over the age of 50, said they were out as lesbian, gay or bisexual to someone in their GP practice.

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Population Characteristics: Other

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