Bisexuals make up slightly more than half that group, 1. The report is the most up-to-date assessment of that population and produced a lower population percentage than the 10 percent number that advocacy groups have used in the past, which was based on Alfred Kinsey studies from The new data comes on the heels of another recent report published by the Institute of Medicine for the National Institutes of Health emphasizing the need for more federally funded research on LGBT health problems. Gates, chief researcher and a Williams Distinguished Scholar. Other key findings were that an estimated 19 million Americans, or 8. Gay advocacy groups are hailing the report as a critical first step to inform public policy, research and federal funding.
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A record 4.5 percent of U.S. adults identify as LGBT, Gallup estimates
The results showed that 5. In our most recent survey, completed in December of , we followed up the initial results with a comparison of those identifying as LGBTQ in Europe and the United States. Our results show that 5. From a survey standpoint, the result shows consistency. These results are reflected in both genders.
The Census Bureau asks Americans about subjects as varied as race, age, annual income and even their source of home heating. But there is one glaring demographic omission: The census does not ask people about their sexual orientation. As a result, there has long been a shroud of uncertainty around the geography of gay and lesbian Americans.