The most notable is by age. Census and analyzed by the The Williams Institute. The value of the Gallup data is the use of a constant question wording over time and the largest yearly sample sizes of any effort to measure sexual and gender orientation in the U. Topics Sexuality. These differences may be driven in part by age. We need to confirm your email address.
Hispanics and Asians have seen the greatest increase, thus contributing the most on a relative basis to the uptick in LGBT identification nationwide.
Home U. The general grouping of these four orientations lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender into one question involves significant simplification, and other measurement techniques which ask about each of these categories individually yield different estimates. Women continue to be more likely to identify as LGBT than men, and this gender gap expanded last year. This update on LGBT identification underscores two significant conclusions.
These results are based on telephone interviews with a random sample ofU.