Government hopes to uncover disadvantages LGBT community facesReliable data on the proportion of the population that is lesbian, gay or transgender will be gathered for the first time in next year’s census, with members of the public asked to provide information about their sexual orientation and gender identity.The questions – which will be voluntary and for people aged 16 and over – will help to build a clearer picture for policy-makers and service-providers, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) said. Continue reading…

Read More
Census, Gender, LGBT rights, Sexuality, Population, Office for National Statistics, Scotland, Northern Ireland, UK news