LGBT - hiding one's sexual orientation in school 2012

LGBT people - Did you hide your sexual orientation when you were a kid in school?

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Release date

May 2013



Survey time period

April to July 2012

Number of respondents


Age group

18 years and older

Special properties

Respondents are members of the LGBT community

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

* According to the source, "the survey collected information from 93,079 persons aged 18 years or over who identified as lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender,and who lived in the EU or Croatia, about their experiences of discrimination, violence and harassment and other key issues."

The source poses the question as follows: "During your schooling before the age of 18, did you ... Hide or disguise that you were [LGBT] at school? Answer: ‘often’, ‘always’.

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