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Did you know?

Did you know?

660,000

The estimated number of transgender people in the UK, that’s more than the population of Manchester! (Gender Identity Research and Education Society, 2015)

> 48%

The percentage of trans people fear using public toilets due to fear of discrimination or harassment. (Huffington Post, 2015)

51%

The percentage of trans people have hidden their identity at work due to fear of discrimination. (Huffington Post, 2015)

1.4 million

The estimated number of transgender people in the United States. (Huffington Post, 2015)

45%

The percentage of transgender people who report a family breakdown due to their transition. (Huffington Post, 2015)

> 33%

The percentage of trans students in higher education that have experienced negative comments or behaviour from staff in the last year. (Stonewall, 2018)

40%

The percentage of transgender people who would like to undergo medical intervention as part of their transition who haven’t done so yet, because they fear the consequences it might have on their family life. (Stonewall, 2018)

48%

The percentage of trans people who don’t feel comfortable using public toilets through fear of discrimination or harassment. (Stonewall, 2018)

33%

The percentage of trans people that have been discriminated against because of their gender identity when visiting a café, restaurant, bar or nightclub in the last year. (Stonewall, 2018)

28%

The percentage of trans people in a relationship in the last year that have faced domestic abuse from a partner. (Stonewall, 2018)

44%

The percentage of transgender people who avoid certain streets because they don’t feel safe there as an LGBT person. (Stonewall, 2018)

25%

The percentage of transgender people that were discriminated against when looking for a house or flat to rent or buy in the last year. One in five non-binary people (20 per cent) have experienced discrimination while looking for a new home. (Stonewall, 2018)

41%

The percentage of trans people who said healthcare staff lacked an understanding of trans health needs. (Stonewall, 2018)

36%

The percentage of transgender people in higher education that have experienced negative comments or behaviour from staff in the last year. (Stonewall, 2018)

88%

The percentage of transgender people who said they were either depressed or experienced depression recently. (Trans Mental Health and Emotional Wellbeing Study in the UK, 2012) 

45%

The percentage of trans people between the ages of 11-19 who attempted to commit suicide. (Stonewall, 2018) 

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