Research into the lives and experience of LGB&T people is a fundamental part of Equity Partnership’s work. Without first-hand knowledge of issues impacting on LGB&T colleagues and members we could not carry out development or policy work with credibility.

Trans Hate Crime Report – Lived Experience of Trans People
This report, launched in April 2016, explores the real volume of transphobic hate crimes in West Yorkshire and the reasons why people do not report them. The full report can be read here: Lived Experiences of Trans People

LGBT BME Needs Assessment – The Challenge of Diversity
The need for a Health and Well Being Assessment of BME LGB&T people living, working or socialising in the Bradford area was identified by our BME men’s group. Click here for the full report: The Challenge of Diversity BME LGBT Report 2015

“Coming Out about Breast Cancer” – is a report on lesbian and bisexual women’s experience of living with breast cancer and of treatment, support and care and was written in 2010. Read the full report here: Coming out about breast cancer research report 2010

The Cervical Screening Report from 2010 was written to encourage women who have sex with women to attend for cervical screening and is based on local research with lesbian and bisexual women. Read the report here: Cervical Screening Report 2010

“Glad to be Grey” was conducted by Equity Partnership in 2013 to establish a baseline picture of both health and social care experiences and requirements in Bradford ad District in the 55 years and older age group Read the full report here: Glad to be Grey – Final Report 2013 v5, and Glad to be Grey – Executive Summary

In 2013 Equity Partnership conducted a Needs Assessment “It’s Not Just About Sex” to establish a baseline picture of both health and social care experiences and requirements in Bradford and District in the 16 – 26 years age group. Read the full report here: It’s not just about Sex and the Executive Summary