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Final update

This is the final update on the project. We have now completed writing up our findings. We have produced the following reports: Older LGBT+ People and COVID-19 Summary ReportOlder LGBT+ People and COVID-19 Highlights ReportOlder Lesbians and COVID-19 Older Gay Men and COVID-19 And we have published the following articles: Hafford‐Letchfield, T., Toze, M., &…

New project update

We have posted two new reports on the website and updated our ‘Findings’ page with more information about articles we have written, and others were are in the process of writing. More information can be found here.

New research project

One of the project team, Sue Westwood, is working on a new research project: Balancing religious freedoms, sexual orientation rights and trans gender identity protections in the provision of health and social care to older lesbian, gay, bisexual and/or trans people in the United Kingdom (UK).  You can find the project website here. The project …

Update on findings: lesbian and gay survey respondents

We are also finishing off big reports on older lesbians & older gay men respondents in the ‘Older LGBT+ People & COVID-19’ survey + writing several papers linked too each. The respondents had a lot to say so there is a lot to report! More in due course….

Update on findings: Bisexual and TGNC survey respondents

We have submitted an article reporting on our findings in relation to bisexual survey respondents to the Journal of Bisexuality. We have also submitted an article reporting on our findings in relation to a Trans and Gender Non-Conforming (TGNC) respondents to the International Journal of Transgender Health. If/when they are accepted, we will make them…

Project findings – new reports

We have now written two reports: on our project findings: a summary report of our preliminary findings; and a short ‘highlights’ report. We hope you will find them of interest.

Reporting our findings

We are now immersed in analysing the data from the survey. There is a lot of information to go through. To make sure everyone’s voices are heard, we are analysing everything collectively (all LGBT+) and by sub-group (e.g. cisg/trans, TGNC, lesbians, lesbian and bisexual women, gay men, gay and bisexual men, women/men identifying with the…

We’ve closed our survey

A total of 410 people have very kindly completed our survey. We are now finishing off our interviews and beginning to analyse the results. We will be publishing them (here and elsewhere) as soon as we can. Watch this space!!

Project update

After a fantastic response to our survey, we are now conducting interviews with some of the people who said they were willing to be interviewed. We won’t be able to interview everyone, sadly, because too many people volunteered and we don’t have enough people to interview them all. However, there are other projects in the…


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