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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1 in 8 transgender people seeking gender reassignment treatment said that their GP explained what gender reassignment treatments were available.

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Discrimination: Healthcare

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1 in 5 transgender people seeking gender reassignment treatment felt that their GP was knowledgeable about gender reassignment treatments.

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Discrimination: Healthcare

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3 in 5 transgender people seeking gender reassignment treatment felt that their GP always or sometimes addressed their needs appropriately.

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Discrimination: Healthcare

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Almost 1 in 10 transgender people seeking gender reassignment treatment felt that their GP never addressed their needs appropriately.

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Discrimination: Healthcare

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Just under half of Transgender patients who did not feel their GP was helpful and supportive changed their GP.

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Population Characteristics: Other

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1 in 6 transgender people seeking gender reassignment treatment felt that their GP was never able to help and support them.

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Discrimination: Healthcare

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Half of transgender people seeking gender reassignment treatment felt that their GP always or sometimes helped and supported them.

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Discrimination: Healthcare

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3% of transgender people seeking gender reassignment treatment did not see their GP initially, but referred themselves to a gender identity clinic.

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Physical Health: Other

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Just under 1 in 7 transgender people seeking gender reassignment treatment paid for a private referral to a gender identity clinic as their GP did not take any action.

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Discrimination: Healthcare

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1 in 10 transgender people seeking gender reassignment treatment were referred to a gender identity clinic by their GP.

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Discrimination: Healthcare

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