The National LGBT Chamber of Commerce has released the first ever snapshot demonstrating the economic and social impact of America’s leading LGBT business owners and entrepreneurs. The new report explores the types and sizes of LGBT-owned businesses currently certified by the NGLCC, the number of jobs they create, their geography, and the personal narratives of successful LGBT business owners who reflect the very best about America’s innovative and entrepreneurial spirit.
Dr. Gary J. Gates is a recognized expert on the geography and demography of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) population. His site includes research and statistics on demographic and economic characteristics of the LGBT population.
Pew Research Center is a nonpartisan fact tank that informs the public about the issues, attitudes and trends shaping the world. They conduct public opinion polling, demographic research, content analysis and other data-driven social science research. Searching the site for LGBT will return numerous data products. Includes A Survey of LGBT Americans. External.
This online statistical database offers a broad range of statistics, studies and reports on the LGBTQ community including demographic, consumer, economic data. Some of the content is freely available, but full access requires subscription. Available to the Library of Congress onsite patrons.
Provides statistical data from United States government publications from 1973, state and private sources from 1980, and international organizations from 1983. Search abstracts of thousands of statistical reports and articles. About sixty-five percent of all documents listed on ProQuest Statistical are available in full text.
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Based on the decennial Census 2000 data from the U.S. Census this work offers a detailed geographic and demographic portrait of gay and lesbian families in all 50 states plus the top 25 U.S. metropolitan areas. These results are presented in more than 250 full-color maps and charts and provide information about the spatial distribution and demographic characteristics of this community. The Atlas is a unique and important resource for the political and public policy communities, public health officials, social scientists, and anyone interested in gay and lesbian issues.