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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Almost half of transgender people attending GICs felt they were able to make decisions about their treatment and were able to give informed consent as they were properly informed of the implications and risks.

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Population Characteristics: Other

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Just under 1 in 7 transgender people attending GICs felt they did not have the power to make decisions about their treatment.

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Population Characteristics: Other

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1 in 4 transgender patients at GICs felt they were able to discuss their preferences for different treatments and that these were taken into account by their psychiatrist.

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Mental Health: Other
Population Characteristics: Other

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4 in 10 transgender patients at a GIC felt there were no medical, nursing or other staff who were responsible for explaining treatment options.

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Population Characteristics: Other

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1 in 5 transgender people with a lead psychiatrist at a gender identity clinic felt they were not supportive and knowledgeable about their specific needs.

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Discrimination: Healthcare
Mental Health: Other

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7 in 10 transgender people seeking gender reassignment treatments at a gender identity clinic who have a lead psychiatrist felt they were supportive and knowledgeable about their specific needs.

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Discrimination: Healthcare
Mental Health: Other

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Just under half of transgender people receiving gender reassignment treatment at a gender identity clinic have a lead psychiatrist.

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Discrimination: Healthcare
Mental Health: Other

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1 in 10 Transgender patients at a GIC do not have a lead psychiatrist.

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Mental Health: Other
Population Characteristics: Other

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3 in 10 transgender people attending a gender identity clinic saw more than one psychiatrist.

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Discrimination: Healthcare
Mental Health: Other

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1 in 100 transgender people attending a gender identity clinic have not seen a psychiatrist.

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Discrimination: Healthcare
Mental Health: Other

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