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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Half of gay and bisexual male respondents from the North West had not used marijuana, ecstasy, LSD, crystal meth, cocaine, crack cocaine, ketamine, GHB, heroin, Viagra, anabolic steroids, tranquilizers or mephedrone in the past year.

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Substance Misuse: Other, Drugs

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More than half of gay and bisexual male respondents from the North West had used marijuana, ecstasy, LSD, crystal meth, cocaine, crack cocaine, ketamine, GHB, heroin, Viagra, anabolic steroids, tranquilizers or mephedrone in the past year.

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Substance Misuse: Other, Drugs

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90% of gay and bisexual male respondents from the North West were not currently experiencing moderate to severe anxiety and depression.

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Mental Health: Other, Depression

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Less than one in ten gay and bisexual male respondents felt that they were not treated with respect and dignity while they were in the hospital.

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Discrimination: Healthcare

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One in three gay and bisexual male respondents had never been tested for HIV because they had never been offered a test.

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Sexual Health: Other, HIV Testing

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Seven in ten gay and bisexual male respondents had never been tested for HIV for reasons other than they had never been offered a test.

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Sexual Health: HIV, Other, HIV Testing

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Less than one in ten gay and bisexual male respondents did not feel that they were treated with respect and dignity while they were in the outpatients department.

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Discrimination: Healthcare

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Seven in ten gay and bisexual male respondents had never been tested for HIV because they didn’t think they had put themselves at risk.

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Sexual Health: Other, HIV Testing

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A third of gay and bisexual male respondents had never been tested for HIV for reasons other than they didn’t think they had put themselves at risk.

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Sexual Health: Other, HIV Testing

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A third of gay and bisexual male respondents had never been tested for HIV because they had never had any symptoms of the HIV infection.

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Sexual Health: Other, HIV Testing

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