Sexual orientation in Scotland 2017: summary of evidence base

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

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)

Evidence commissioned by the UK government to look at inequality and disadvantage which LGBT people experience in the UK.

The Scottish LGBT Equality Report: Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender People's Experiences of Inequality in Scotland (Equality Network, 2015)

Research which considers the inequality experiences of LGBT people in Scotland, carried out by the Equality Network.

Scottish Government Equality Outcomes: Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender ( LGBT) Evidence Review (Scottish Government, 2013)

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.

Scottish Social Attitudes 2015: Attitudes to discrimination and positive action (Scottish Government, 2016)

This report explores attitudes to discrimination and positive action in Scotland in relation to: age, disability, gender, race, religion, gender reassignment and sexual orientation.

Your Services Your Say: LGBT people's experiences of public services in Scotland (Stonewall, 2014a)

Research commissioned by Stonewall which considers the experiences and expectations of LGBT people in Scotland, in relation to public services.

The Teachers Report 2014: Homophobic Bullying in Britain's Schools (Stonewall, 2014b)

Research commissioned by Stonewall which asked school staff about LGBT policy and experience in schools.

Annual Review of the Human Rights Situation of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex People in Europe (ILGA Europe, 2016).

A report which documents progress and trends regarding the human rights situation of LGBTI people from January - December 2015.

Fife LGBT Community Needs Assessment Report ( LGBT Health and Wellbeing, 2016).

Life in Scotland for LGBT Young People: Safety

Life in Scotland for LGBT Young People: Community and Identity ( LGBT Youth, 2015a,b)

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.

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