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Define transgender

An umbrella term used to describe a range of people whose gender identity or expression differs in some way from the assumptions made about them when they were born.

2

Define gender identiy

An individual's internal self perception of own gender

3

Define gender expression

an individuals external gender related physical appearance or behavriou

4

What percentage of LGBT people are bullied at school

69 percent
77 percent of transgender

5

What percentage of LGB people are 'out' to their GP

35 percent

6

what percentage of transgender people are out to their gp

67 percent

7

what percentage of LGBT people feel safe and supported by NHS staff in terms of sexual orientation/gender identity

57 percent

8

what percentage of LGB and transgender people suffer from mental health conditions

40 percent of LGB
50 percent of transgender

9

how many new cases of HIV are diagnosed in Scotland each year

400

Most are male and ages 25-44