These resources were published in August 2015
Smoking and Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGB&T) Communities
Evidence suggests that smoking rates are higher among lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGB&T) people than among other communities. The reasons why LGB&T people smoke may be different from the reasons why other people smoke and so the necessary motivations for stopping smoking may also be different. Some LGB&T people will feel less comfortable accessing generic smoking cessation services.
This set of resources provides support for Local Authorities and organisations serving LGB&T communities to ensure that LGB&T people receive effective smoking cessation services:
As a supplement to the community briefing, please find resources for conducting outreach interviews below:
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