Demographer Gary Gates also joins the conversation. He talks about this percentage, the real number of America's LGBT people, and challenges to gathering accurate data. With the Dallas Mavericks and Miami Heat offering up one of the most exciting NBA championship series in years, we're going to hear some trash talk from two ladies who don't normally engage in such. They are the congresswomen who represent Dallas and Miami. They have a wager on the table.
U.S. Adults Overestimate Homosexual Population by As Much As Tenfold
Counting the LGBT population: 6% of Europeans identify as LGBT - Dalia Research
Here are selected data on assorted topics related to same-sex couples living in the same household and sexual orientation. According to the census, the number of same-sex married couples nearly tripled between and , while the number of same-sex common-law couples rose As a result, married couples represented about 3 in 10 same-sex couples in , nearly twice the share of Beginning in , children living with two parents could be distinguished as living with either opposite-sex or same-sex parents in the census.
Same-sex couples and sexual orientation... by the numbers
Same-sex marriage supporters celebrate a federal judge's decision overturning California's same-sex marriage ban on Wednesday, Aug. In a May telephone survey, Gallup asked more than 1, U. According to Gallup , over half of Americans 52 percent said that at least one in five Americans is homosexual, and 35 percent estimated more than one in four.
They attribute the changes to a variety of factors, from people knowing and interacting with someone who is LGBT, to advocacy on their behalf by high-profile public figures, to LGBT adults raising families. At the same time, however, a new nationally representative survey of 1, LGBT adults offers testimony to the many ways they feel they have been stigmatized by society. Most who did tell a parent say that it was difficult, but relatively few say that it damaged their relationship. The survey finds that 12 is the median age at which lesbian, gay and bisexual adults first felt they might be something other than heterosexual or straight. For those who say they now know for sure that they are lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender, that realization came at a median age of