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U.S. Adults Estimate That 25% of Americans Are Gay or Lesbian

U.S. adults, on average, estimate that 25% of Americans are gay or lesbian…

Demographer Gary Gates last month released a review of population-based surveys on the topic, estimating that 3.5% of adults in the United States identify as lesbian, gay, or bisexual, with bisexuals making up a slight majority of that figure…

Americans tend to have difficulty estimating percentages of population groups whose numbers are more widely known. Gallup a decade ago found Americans estimating much larger U.S. black and Hispanic populations than what the U.S. Census Bureau reported for those groups.

via U.S. Adults Estimate That 25% of Americans Are Gay or Lesbian.

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