1.3 LGBTQIA+ Statistics of Physical and Sexual Abuse

LGBTQIA+ Statistics of Physical and Sexual Abuse

  • One in two transgender individuals are sexually abused or assaulted during their lifespan.
  • 44% of lesbian women have experienced rape, physical violence, or stalking by an intimate partner in their lifetime.
  • 26% of gay men have experienced rape, physical violence, or stalking by an intimate partner in their lifetime.
  • 37% for bisexual men.
NISVS: An Overview of 2010 Findings on Victimization by Sexual Orientation 2010 Key Findings on Victimization by Sexual Orientation. (2010).
HRC Report (2020)