Skip to comments.CDC: Gay Population 2.3%; Thanks to Media, Americans Think Number is 13 Times Higher
Posted on 07/15/2014 10:40:20 AM PDT by servo1969
Everyone knows there are gays and lesbians in everybodys family. And no office would be complete without a sassy gay character. And just about every other kid in high school is wresting with his sexuality. I know. I watch TV.
Except it isnt true, and the Centers for Disease Control just proved it. A new comprehensive study by the CDC with over 33,000 participants has confirmed earlier estimates; less than 3 percent of the U.S. population self-identifies as gay, lesbian or bisexual. Earlier, much smaller-scale surveys have put that number at 4 percent.
The National Health Interview Survey (NHIS), published July 15 by the CDC, was the first large-scale study of its kind. Data was collected from the Census Bureau, as The Washington Post reported, and 33,557 adults between the ages of 18 and 64 participated in the study, which included in-person interviews as well as follow-up phone questions.
The NHIS study found that, while 96.6 percent of adults identified as straight, 1.6 percent identified as gay or lesbian, and 0.7 percent called themselves bisexual. 1.1 percent responded I dont know or said they were something else not listed.
That sure doesnt sound like society according to Hollywood, or the news media, which have young Americans convinced 30 percent of the population is gay.
Maybe thats because gay characters pop up in just about every product out of Hollywood. Men dress as women, give lap dances to other men and even get married in national awards shows likethe Grammys and Tony Awards. Media festivals likeSouth by Southwest and Sundance celebrate gay sex and all other kinds of relationships as completely normal. TV shows like Modern Family, The New Normal and The Fosters attempt to show that gay families are just as common and normal as any other family.
The news media does their part too. CNN has a particularly cozy relationship with GLAAD, the gay speech police. CNNs Paul Begala claimed in 2011, One out of 10 Americans is gay...At Least 10 percent of us are gay or lesbian. The media attacks businesses and churches as being out of step with reality, and calls for childrens organizations like the Boy Scouts to include gay scout leaders.
Meanwhile the media highlights stories of transgender toddlers and invokes pity for the handful of gay students who go to Christian colleges and are open about their sexuality, then complain when they are asked to abide by the schools religious rules.
Gay activists who say hateful things get a pass from the media too. Take Dan Savage, who has said all kinds of vile comments towards conservatives, Christians, and women, yet the media ignores his hate. The moment a Christian refers to the Bible on homosexuality, the media relentlessly attacks the person, their family, and tries to take away their livelihood. They did that with Phil Robertson of Duck Dynasty and Chic-Fil-As Dan Cathy.
A much higher percentage of the population believes marriage should be between man and a woman. The annual March for Marriage is the largest march of its kind yet themedia refuse to report on it each year.
It's really getting aggravating.
Seriously. It is now literally impossible for me to go 24hrs and not be reminded by something or someone that anal sex between dudes is a 'thing.'
And I bet gay advocates think that is just peachy.
Well that does seem rather Sodom-like. A minority at least at first, they take over the whole blooming place by bullying.
AIDS keeps it below 3%
It used to, but no more.
The arts community has always had a higher proportion of homosexuals than the general population.
13, hell - the media would have people think 9 out of 10 are fags
The figures in the CDC study appears to fit well with previous studies, eg the Kinsey report etc.
In other words, homosexuals are a small minority of the total population. They do, however, appear to congregate in certain environments, not least politics.
I think everyone who voted for Obama is a fag. Only perverts would vote for that pervert.
Sorry, young American men, chances are, she’s not a lesbian, she just doesn’t like you.
HomoWood perpetuates their numbers due to child rape and the casting couch. Often they are the same thing.
Pray America wakes up
Has there ever been a demographic wield such a disproportionate amount of power as held by gays in America?
That may well be true in Hollywood.
That tiny percentage runs the county or at least sets the agenda. They even have a president.
You've got to have quite an imagination to think that an organ designed to discharge fecal matter can also be used to have sexual relations.
Birds of a feather flock together. The game is solicitation. That’s the only reason it still exists.
The word “gay” is misunderstood. It is a self-identifier. It is possible that the number of men that have or have had sex with another man is 10% and the number of “gay” people are still 2%. So really, it is all about how the question is asked. Young, “heterosexual” women have been having sex with each other at high rates for about 20 years. Now, young heterosexual men are doing it and that is of particular concern given the public health fallout.
Now that they seem to have won the same-sex marriage effort (mostly through judges throwing out state laws) the next big thing seems to be "transgender."
Are there any figures for how many people have actually subjected themselves to the medical procedures needed to make themselves appear to be the sex opposite to what their DNA says?
Individual cases seem to get lots of publicity, like Bradley Manning...but are they really a significant number?
Mass delusion is the Left’s stock in trade.
America has long since fallen into one of the more unsavory episodes of the Twilight Zone and it’s not coming out.
Now that gross bans and social shunning have failed, what can avail?
Well, it would be fair to say that whatever the answer is, politics is not it.
I say that the answer is faith, which is something that goes beyond “religion” and even transcends it. I used to think people were quibbling who made a distinction between faith and religion, but now I know from experience it isn’t a quibble. Religion is all outward. It doesn’t guarantee that there is anything in the heart behind it. Faith is inward... in fact it results when you actually believe that God loves you. Religion could be a response to a conviction that either God does not care or is chiefly bent on hating you.
The future will depend on how people react to God.