As with other attitudes about LGBT Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender people, younger generations remain substantially more accepting—and have grown more so over time. The Bureau of Justice Statistics plans to start asking these questions on their national victimization survey this summer. A spokesperson for the census says that at this time they have no plans to add questions about that or gender identity to their surveys, though they are participating in the federal working group. Login Forgot your password? Open in a separate window.
LGBT America: By the Numbers
Homosexuality in the U. Sexual identity is also now part of official government statistics. Start and finish your day with the top stories from The Daily Beast. Six years before, however, ministers had estimated the figure at almost 3. Overall the proportion of people with same-sex experience is far higher than the proportion who identify themselves as gay and bisexual.
How Many People are Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender? - Williams InstituteWilliams Institute
The sexual orientation items are presented only to interviewees over age You'll receive e-mail when new stories are published in this series. It is a subsidiary of The Pew Charitable Trusts. Using a phone methodology, the National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey found, in a sample of about 10, women and 8, men, that 1. Others say the findings help to debunk stereotypes about blacks and Latinos being overwhelmingly homophobic.