- low rates of life satistifaction
- fear of being open in public spaces
- worse for bisexual people, worse again for trans people
89% of cis asexuals avoid being open about orientation (compared to 70% LGBT av)
Asexual people do not have it "easy".
(compares to 5% of LGBT total offered, and 2% - over 2000 people - who have undergone it)
This needs to be brought up *every time* people invoke moral panic about high proportion of transmasc people who are seeking medical transition.
Still, interesting to see stats: 84% of trans men start transition by 24, compared to 44% of trans women.
(higher for trans, again! 30% trans women, 40% trans men, 37% non-binary - plus, 29% cis bisexual)
identity services [...] a picture was painted of hard-to-access services, a lack of knowledge among GPs about what services are available and how to access them, and the serious consequences of having to wait."
Of those LGBT people *with* a job, 19% had not been open about identity with any colleagues.
Intersex people were more likely than LGBT population to say their GP was not supportive. 25% attempted to access mental health services in preceding 12 months.
So, younger trans people are having a harder time. *And* trans men are overrepresented in youth sample.