For every people in Britain, just 1 will identify themselves as gay or lesbian according to the latest government statistics. The numbers which include gender, location and age may come as a surprise - but why? In its 'Integrated Household Survey', the Office for National Statistics asks , people about their sexual identity - and the vast majority of them choose to answer. The small fraction that was left either refused to answer or said they didn't know. Altogether, amounts to about , homosexual and , bisexual adults in the UK. The claim that just 1.
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How Many People are Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender? – Williams Institute
Research on the subject of how many people are gay poses more questions than answers. Citing the most recent Australian survey conducted by Roy Morgan on the gay population of Australia : the survey suggests there are 4. This number decreases to 6. In total, 4.
How Many People are Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender?
WHAT percent of American men are gay? This question is notoriously difficult to answer. Historical estimates range from about 2 percent to 10 percent. But somewhere in the exabytes of data that human beings create every day are answers to even the most challenging questions.
Recently, scientists announced that they found some genes that might be associated with sexual orientation and a biological explanation for the reason gay men tend to have older brothers. But the field of sexual orientation research is far broader and more complicated than two studies—and Lisa Diamond , a psychologist and sexual orientation researcher at the University of Utah, knows that better than most. She spoke with Newsweek about what she and her colleagues in the field know—and what they don't—about how a person's sexual orientation might form. What do we actually know? How much of a person's sexual orientation can be chalked up to biology?