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Sexual orientation in Scotland 2017: summary of evidence base

Published: 24 Jan 2017
Part of:
Equality and rights, Statistics
ISBN:
9781786527684

Summary report of statistics and research on sexual orientation in Scotland.

35 page PDF

1.8MB

35 page PDF

1.8MB

Contents
Sexual orientation in Scotland 2017: summary of evidence base
Annex 1 - List of Research Reports on Sexual Orientation

35 page PDF

1.8MB

Annex 1 - List of Research Reports on Sexual Orientation

There are a number of research reports which cover a range of topics on sexual orientation in both Scotland and the UK:

Inequality among lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender groups in the UK: A review of evidence (Hudson-Sharp and Metcalf, 2016)
https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/539682/160719_REPORT_LGBT_evidence_review_NIESR_FINALPDF.pdf

Evidence commissioned by the UK government to look at inequality and disadvantage which LGBT people experience in the UK.
https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/539682/160719_REPORT_LGBT_evidence_review_NIESR_FINALPDF.pdf

The Scottish LGBT Equality Report: Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender People's Experiences of Inequality in Scotland (Equality Network, 2015)
http://www.equality-network.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/The-Scottish-LGBT-Equality-Report.pdf

Research which considers the inequality experiences of LGBT people in Scotland, carried out by the Equality Network.
http://www.equality-network.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/The-Scottish-LGBT-Equality-Report.pdf

Scottish Government Equality Outcomes: Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender ( LGBT) Evidence Review (Scottish Government, 2013)
http://www.gov.scot/Publications/2013/04/7520

This evidence review was prepared to support the production of the Scottish Government's Equality Outcomes, with regard to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people.
http://www.gov.scot/Publications/2013/04/7520

Scottish Social Attitudes 2015: Attitudes to discrimination and positive action (Scottish Government, 2016)
http://www.gov.scot/Publications/2016/09/3916/0

This report explores attitudes to discrimination and positive action in Scotland in relation to: age, disability, gender, race, religion, gender reassignment and sexual orientation.
http://www.gov.scot/Publications/2016/09/3916/0

Your Services Your Say: LGBT people's experiences of public services in Scotland (Stonewall, 2014a)
http://www.stonewallscotland.org.uk/sites/default/files/ysys_report__lgbt_2014.pdf

Research commissioned by Stonewall which considers the experiences and expectations of LGBT people in Scotland, in relation to public services.
http://www.stonewallscotland.org.uk/sites/default/files/ysys_report__lgbt_2014.pdf

The Teachers Report 2014: Homophobic Bullying in Britain's Schools (Stonewall, 2014b)
https://www.stonewall.org.uk/sites/default/files/teachers_report_2014.pdf

Research commissioned by Stonewall which asked school staff about LGBT policy and experience in schools.
https://www.stonewall.org.uk/sites/default/files/teachers_report_2014.pdf

Annual Review of the Human Rights Situation of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex People in Europe (ILGA Europe, 2016).
http://www.ilga-europe.org/sites/default/files/2016/full_annual_review.pdf

A report which documents progress and trends regarding the human rights situation of LGBTI people from January - December 2015.
http://www.ilga-europe.org/sites/default/files/2016/full_annual_review.pdf

Fife LGBT Community Needs Assessment Report ( LGBT Health and Wellbeing, 2016).
http://www.lgbthealth.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/Fife-LGBT-Community-Needs-Assessment-SUMMARY-REPORT-FINAL.pdf

Life in Scotland for LGBT Young People: Safety
https://www.lgbtyouth.org.uk/files/documents/LGBTYS_Life_-_Safety2c_final.pdf

Life in Scotland for LGBT Young People: Community and Identity ( LGBT Youth, 2015a,b)
https://www.lgbtyouth.org.uk/files/documents/Research_/LGBTYS_Life_-_Community_and_Identity_-_new_version.pdf

Uhrig, S.C.N., 2015. Sexual orientation and poverty in the UK: A review and top-line findings from the UK Household Longitudinal Survey. Journal of Research in Gender Studies Volume 5(1), pp. 23-72. http://repository.essex.ac.uk/14216/1/5JResGenderStud23.pdf

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