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LGBTQ+ Studies Minor: Research Ethics, Statistics, Clinical Trials

Ethics in Research

LGBTQ+ individuals may require special consideration as research subjects. Disclosing of identities, critical assessment of sources of information on various groups, and the well being of the participants in the study may be issues to consider.

The following may provide some information on these issues.

Guidance and Ethical Considerations for Undertaking Transgender Health Research and Institutional Review Boards Adjudicating this Research

National Center for Transgender Equality's Research & Data Needs

Invisible in Data: The Lack of LGBTQ Data Collection

Other resources

IHLIA Research With a heavy Dutch emphasis this resource nonetheless contains internationally derived information on LGBTQ+ research. Wide ranging in what it offers (discussions, theses, grant information).

Datasets, Statistics, Clinical Trials

Clinical Trials with Transgender Persons National Institute of Health list of trials.

Figshare  Can search for downloadable open access data and other research output.

 GLSEN Reports and  some statistics on educational issues.School Climate Survey (2017).

Harvard Dataverse Can search for downloadable open access data.

ICPSR Can search for downloadable open access data

National Transgender Discrimination Survey 2011 precursor to the U.S. Transgender Survey. U.S. Transgender Survey 2015. Largest survey of transgender individuals.

Social Justice Sexuality Project  National Survey of LGBTQ+ people of color. Data can be downloaded.

Unerased: Counting Transgender Lives Database of transgender homicides 2010 onward (presently to 2018).






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