Evidence Exchange of LGB&T 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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Nearly 3 in 5 of the LGBT respondents had at some point felt like they should cut down on their drinking.

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Substance Misuse: Alcohol

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Over a fifth of the LGBT respondents had at some point been annoyed by people criticizing their drinking.

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Substance Misuse: Alcohol

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Over two fifths of the LGBT respondents had at some time felt bad or guilty about your drinking.

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Substance Misuse: Alcohol

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84% of all the LGBT drinkers engaged in binge drinking, with almost a fifth doing so at least twice a week.

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Mental Health: Alcohol

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On a standard drinking occasion, just over one fifth of LGBT respondents limited their intake to one or two drinks, with a higher proportion reporting that they consumed between three and four drinks (32%) or five and six drinks (27.2%) on a typical night out.

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Substance Misuse: Alcohol

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About a fifth of LGBT respondents reported drinking seven or more drinks during a standard drinking occasion.

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Substance Misuse: Alcohol

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92% of LGBT respondents were current drinkers, about half of whom consumed alcohol on a weekly basis.

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Substance Misuse: Alcohol

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Just under 1 in 10 of the male LGBT respondents were currently taking medication for depression.

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Mental Health: Depression

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Just over a fifth of the male LGBT respondents had taken medication for depression at some point.

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Mental Health: Depression

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Just over a quarter of the LGBT respondents who identified as an 'Other' gender had taken medication for depression at some point.

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Mental Health: Depression

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