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LGBT-Based Sex Discrimination Charges

  FY 2013* FY 2014 FY 2015 FY 2016 FY 2017 FY 2018 FY 2019
Receipts 808 1,100 1,412 1,768 1,762 1,811 1,868
Resolutions 337 846 1,135 1,649 2,016 2,101 2,013
Resolutions By Type              
Settlements 31 71 96 118 147 165 157
  9.2% 8.4% 8.5% 7.2% 7.3% 7.9% 7.8%
Withdrawals w/Benefits 17 46 57 74 106 111 125
  5.0% 5.4% 5.0% 4.5% 5.3% 5.3% 6.2%
Administrative Closures 69 164 203 282 304 287 336
  20.5% 19.4% 17.9% 17.1% 15.1% 13.7% 16.7%
No Reasonable Cause 216 544 737 1,114 1,373 1,462 1,352
  64.1% 64.3% 64.9% 67.6% 68.1% 69.6% 67.2%
Reasonable Cause 4 21 42 61 86 76 43
  1.2% 2.5% 3.7% 3.7% 4.3% 3.6% 2.1%
Successful Conciliations 1 13 13 26 24 30 16
  0.3% 1.5% 1.1% 1.6% 1.2% 1.4% 0.8%
Unsuccessful Conciliations 3 8 29 35 62 46 27
  0.9% 0.9% 2.6% 2.1% 3.1% 2.2% 1.3%
Merit Resolutions 52 138 195 253 339 352 325
  15.4% 16.3% 17.2% 15.3% 16.8% 16.8% 16.1%
Monetary Benefits (Millions) $0.9 $2.2 $3.3 $4.4 $5.3 $6.1 $7.0

*The data for FY 2013 is for the last three quarters only. EEOC began tracking information on charges filed alleging discrimination related to gender identity and/or sexual orientation for charges received on or after January 1,  2013.

Note: Charges may have multiple allegations under multiple statutes, so totals will not tally with breakdowns of specific bases or issues and are subject to updates.  Monetary benefits include amounts which have been recovered exclusively or partially on non-LGBT claims included in the charge.