Skip to comments.In U.S., Estimate of LGBT Population Rises to 4.5%
Posted on 05/22/2018 4:20:20 PM PDT by Ennis85
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The percentage of American adults identifying as lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (LGBT) increased to 4.5% in 2017, up from 4.1% in 2016 and 3.5% in 2012 when Gallup began tracking the measure. The latest estimate is based on over 340,000 interviews conducted as part of Gallup's daily tracking in 2017.
Gallup's LGBT estimates are based on those respondents who say "yes" when asked, "Do you, personally, identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender?" Extrapolation to the latest census estimate of adults 18 and older in the U.S. suggests that more than 11 million adults identify as LGBT in the country today.
The expansion in the number of Americans who identify as LGBT is driven primarily by the cohort of millennials, defined as those born between 1980 and 1999. The percentage of millennials who identify as LGBT expanded from 7.3% to 8.1% from 2016 to 2017, and is up from 5.8% in 2012. By contrast, the LGBT percentage in Generation X (those born from 1965 to 1979) was up only .2% from 2016 to 2017. There was no change last year in LGBT percentage among baby boomers (born 1946 through 1964) and traditionalists (born prior to 1946).
LGBT identification is lower as age increases, although there is a particularly large jump between millennials and those in the next oldest generation, defined as Generation X.
The roughly one-percentage-point increase (0.8 points) in LGBT identification among millennials from 2016 to 2017 is the biggest year-to-year increase among any age group since tracking began in 2012. In contrast, the percentage of traditionalists and baby boomers who identify as LGBT has declined slightly since 2012, while the LGBT percentage among Generation X is up slightly.
Gender Gap in LGBT Identification Expands
Women continue to be more likely to identify as LGBT
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I guess the campaign to get rid of humans is working.
I don’t buy that figure at all.
Gee, I guess it really IS a choice, huh?
Even at 4.5% as identifying, why is most of the schlock Hollyweird produces these days so full of homo?
4.5?? According to every TV show, it should be more like 25%.
They’re being groomed and seduced into the “lifestyle.”
And 100% daily media coverage.
Even at 4.5% as identifying, why is most of the schlock Hollyweird produces these days so full of homo?Because in the Hollywood creative community, it's more like 54.5%
Nope. EVERYONE is gay.
Well, in defense of the snowflakes, probably half that number is gender-fluid, so the number could actually be much lower on any given day...
Its like World War Z
Maybe they include 4 year lesbians, and ugly chicks who just want love.
If you watch tv, you’d think America was 80% Black, and 40% gay...
The pervs would like you to think something is wrong with you if you aren’t one of them. They are a sick tiny minority who should be institutionalized.
I'm also a male lesbian...if that helps.
“EVERYONE HAS AIDS!
AIDS AIDS AIDS, AIDS AIDS!”
- From the award-winning Broadway play “Lease”
Going along with the figure for the sake of argument, how is it that 4.5% of population virtually dictates to the rest of the population as to laws and morals? And is represented in almost every TV show, play, and movie.
I wonder if there are any perfect characters?
Black, gay, tranny, married to another except the second one identifies as White.
Could be. I guess they could make the case ugly chicks were cross dressing as guys. LOL
I just don’t know where they get those numbers.
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