LGBT Facts and Statistics

Facts, statistics and surveys of LGBT subjects and topics from a variety of worldwide communities.

Some Quick Figures:

Highest LGBT Concentration by Major U.S. Metropolitan City:

Facts About Gay and Lesbian Youth Suicide:

Youth:

LGBTQ+ Toronto Community 22nd Annual Pride and Remembrance Run


No Evidence of Gender Bias in Philosophy


Transgender Actors Teach Doctors in Training Respectful Care



The original rainbow flag, called the Freedom Flag, was devised by Gilbert Baker in 1978. The design has undergone several revisions since its debut with 8 colored stripes, and today the most common variant consists of 6 stripes: red, orange, yellow, green, blue, and violet.

Original rainbow flag showing meaning of the 8 colors.
Picture of Gilbert Baker's original Freedom Flag showing the meaning of the 8 colors.

LGBT Awareness & Events
List of important LGBT awareness dates and coming sexual diversity events.


Transgender Reporting Guide
Guide for reporters and others when writing on transgender and LGBT community.
Sexuality Definitions
List of definitions and glossary of sexual terms, abbreviations and their meanings.

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