Aims & objectives of the research are to:

  1. Explore the impact of identity-based trauma on LGBTQI+ mental health
  2. Explore and measure resilience among the LGBTQI+ community
  3. Assess the progress of LGBTQI+ people’s mental health and wellbeing since the initial LGBTIreland Report (Higgins et al., 2016)
  4. Measure homophobic, biphobic and transphobic attitudes and behaviours among the Irish general population and compare the findings with those within the initial LGBTIreland Report (Higgins et al., 2016)
  5. Identify priorities and make recommendations for future service provision and policy developments based on the research evidence, best practice and evidence from Ireland and other jurisdictions.