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LGBT demographics of the United States
These results are broken out by political party self-identification, and indicate increasing percentages, particularly among Democrats perhaps reflecting, in the authors' view, either a shift of political allegiance among gay Americans, or increasing likelihood of acknowledging a homosexual orientation. Sexual Practices in the United States. Please update this article to reflect recent events or newly available information. Results from a nationally representative probability sample of adult women and men". Concepts of Sexual Orientation" published findings of Archived from the original PDF on May 18,
Results from a nationally representative probability sample of adult women and men". Fried's analysis of General Social Survey data shows the percentage of United States males reporting homosexual activity for three time periods: University of Chicago Press, Among the religious, and older generations than Millennials, the share of those self-identifying as LGBT remained stable or varied negatively. Laws that explicitly mention sexual orientation primarily protect or harm lesbian, gay, and bisexual people.