Gender Identity Issues
19% of Transgender people have been physically attacked and 38% experienced physical intimidation and threats because of their gender identity 1
Nationally, 97% of transphobic crime goes unreported
80% of trans people have experienced emotional, physical or sexual abuse from a current or former partner based on a rejection of their trans identity
Trans and non-gendered individuals may face particular barriers to participation in physical activity
The Crown Prosecution Service’s 2012 statistics for homophobic and transphobic hate crimes show that 58% of the victims were men, 29% were women, 13% gender unknown and 3.2% transgendered.
64% of trans people have experienced domestic violence and abuse, compared to 29% of non-trans respondents.
- 1. public Health England (2012) The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans Public Health Outcomes Framework Companion Document