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 half of LGBT respondents disagreed/strongly disagreed that they felt/feel like a real part of their school.

Topics:
Discrimination: Education

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7 in 10 LGBT respondents agreed/strongly agreed that it is/was hard for people like them to be accepted at my school.

Topics:
Discrimination: Education

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A quarter of LGBT respondents had been punched, kicked or beaten at some point in their lives.

Topics:
Discrimination: Bullying
Crime: Hate Crime, Assault

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Nearly 1 in 10 LGBT respondents had been attacked with an implement/ weapon at some point.

Topics:
Crime: Hate Crime, Assault

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Nearly 1 in 10 LGBT respondents had been attacked sexually at some point.

Topics:
Crime: Sexual Assault

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Over a third of LGBT respondents had been experienced someone threatening to ‘out’ them at some point.

Topics:
Discrimination: Bullying
Mental Health: Coming Out

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Over two fifths of LGBT respondents had been threatened with physical violence at some point in their lives.

Topics:
Discrimination: Bullying
Crime: Hate Crime

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Nearly 1 in 10 LGBT respondents had been threatened with physical violence six or more times in their lives.

Topics:
Discrimination: Bullying
Crime: Hate Crime

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8 in 10 LGBT respondents had been verbally insulted at some time.

Topics:
Discrimination: Bullying

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37% of LGBT respondents had been verbally insulted six or more times in their lives.

Topics:
Discrimination: Bullying

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