Research on ‘LGBT communities in the twenty-first century’

‘Solidarity but not similarity? LGBT communities in the twenty-first century’ by Eleanor Formby was published in 2012 by the Centre for Education and Inclusion Research at Sheffield Hallam University.

The term ‘LGBT community’ is increasingly used in policy, practice and research, yet there is little explicit discussion of what the application of the concept of ‘community’ means to lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) people. This study therefore sought to examine understandings and experiences of LGBT communities, and assess implications for (LGBT) health and wellbeing.

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