Estimating the size and composition of the lesbian, gay, and bisexual population in Britain PDF Report. Academic fields Discourse. The demographics of sexual orientation and gender identity in the United States have been studied in the social sciences in recent decades.
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Retrieved 12 October A survey by the Dentsu group estimated that 5. Several other surveys, governmental and non-governmental, have over the years measured sexual orientation, but the largest such study by far has been the Gallup Daily tracking measure instituted in June The Psychology of Human Sexuality Second ed.
Bisexuals accounted for 1.
Finally, 2. We need all sexual and gender minorities to work together as allies against those seeking to erase us all. American sex researcher Alfred Kinsey himself took notice of Research shows that there are more gay men than lesbian prevailing view: "There is a widespread opinion which is held both by clinicians and the public at large that homosexual responses and completed contacts occur among more females than males.
A study published in Nature by a British team in reported that 9 percent of the men and 4 percent of the women contacted said they had "some" homosexual experience. There were only about a half to a third as many of the females who were, in any age period, primarily or exclusively homosexual.
Confirming past research, lesbian women were more negative toward bisexuals than were gay men, and they were more negative toward bisexual women than gay men were toward bisexual men, in particular. Finally, 2.
Perhaps more importantly, 9 percent of the men and 5 percent of the women said their homosexual experience could be described as "frequent" or "ongoing.
Retrieved 23 June IFOP Report. Only a small fraction of all groups describe their sexual orientation or gender identity as a negative factor.