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Posts tagged ‘Equality Network’

The Corporate Takeover of The Gay Rights Movement

LBTQ FACTS AND FIGURES

FOLLOW THE MONEY. Who benefits from the medical eugenic abuse of children?

Michael Biggs, Department of Sociology, University of Oxford

LGBT_wordsStonewall
Focus of British organizations: StonewallEquality NetworkLGBT Youth Scotland
Focus of U.S. organizations: Human Rights CampaignGLAAD
British grants: Big Lottery FundBBC Children in Need
Revenue of British organizations: Mermaids.

LGBT_wordsEqualityNetwork

Source: Stonewall’s annual reports to the Charity Commission.
Method: Adobe’s advanced search used to count the number of whole words in each pdf document: (1) lesbian, lesbians; (2) gay; (3) bi, bisexual, bisexuals; (4) trans, transgender, transsexual, transsexuals.
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Source: Equality Network’s annual reports to Companies House.
Method: A Scottish feminist counted the number of words in each document: (1) lesbian, lesbians; (2) gay; (3) bi, bisexual, bisexuals; (4) trans, transgender, transsexual, transsexuals.
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Source: HRC’s annual reports.
Method: Adobe’s advanced search used to count the number of whole words in each pdf document: (1) lesbian, lesbians; (2) gay; (3) bi, bisexual, bisexuals; (4) trans, transgender, transsexual, transsexuals.
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ource: GLAAD’s annual performance reports.
Method: Adobe’s advanced search used to count the number of whole words in each pdf document: (1) lesbian, lesbians; (2) gay; (3) bi, bisexual, bisexuals; (4) trans, transgender, transsexual, transsexuals.
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Source: Database on 360 Giving. All grants from Big Lottery Fund whose title or description includes: lesbian OR gay OR bisexual OR transgender OR transsexual OR LGBT OR LGBTQ.
Method: Sum of the value for grants whose description contains the specified text string. Description missing for some grants in 2014 and earlier years.

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Source: BBC Children in Need, Grant Funded Projects … as at November 2017.
Method: Grants identified by searching each document for the following words: lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans.

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Source: Mermaids’ annual reports to the Charity Commission; reports for previous incarnation (charity number 1073991) obtained from the Charity Commission under Freedom of Information.
Method: Income deflated by Consumer price inflation time series.

Michael Biggs, Department of Sociology, University of Oxford

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