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LGBT-Based Sex Discrimination Charges

  FY 2013* FY 2014 FY 2015 FY 2016 FY 2017
Receipts 808 1,100 1,412 1,768 1,762
Resolutions 337 846 1,135 1,649 2,016
Resolutions By Type          
Settlements 31 71 96 118 147
  9.2% 8.4% 8.5% 7.2% 7.3%
Withdrawals w/Benefits 17 46 57 74 106
  5.0% 5.4% 5.0% 4.5% 5.3%
Administrative Closures 69 164 203 282 304
  20.5% 19.4% 17.9% 17.1% 15.1%
No Reasonable Cause 216 544 737 1,114 1,373
  64.1% 64.3% 64.9% 67.6% 68.1%
Reasonable Cause 4 21 42 61 86
  1.2% 2.5% 3.7% 3.7% 4.3%
Successful Conciliations 1 13 13 26 24
  0.3% 1.5% 1.1% 1.6% 1.2%
Unsuccessful Conciliations 3 8 29 35 62
  0.9% 0.9% 2.6% 2.1% 3.1%
Merit Resolutions 52 138 195 253 339
  15.4% 16.3% 17.2% 15.3% 16.8%
Monetary Benefits (Millions) $0.9 $2.2 $3.3 $4.4 $5.3

*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.