Oct 24, 2013 · Smart News Keeping you current What Percent of the Population is Gay? More Than You Think There may never be a time when people will accurately answer surveys, but at Author: Rose Eveleth. The demographics of sexual orientation vary significantly, and estimates for the LGBT population are subject to controversy and ensuing debates.. Obtaining precise numbers is difficult for a variety of reasons. One of the major reasons for the difference in statistical findings regarding homosexuality and bisexuality has to do with the nature of the research questions.
May 21, 2015 · The American public estimates that 23% of Americans are gay or lesbian, little changed from the 25% estimate in 2011. These perceptions are many times higher than the actual percentage of the public who identify as gay or lesbian. Oct 08, 2002 · In his 1948 book, Sexual Behavior in the Human Male, Alfred Kinsey shocked the world by announcing that 10% of the male population is gay. A 1993 Janus Report estimated that nine percent of men and five percent of women had more than "occasional" homosexual relationships. To some people, homosexuality is a matter of perception and definition.Author: Jennifer Robison.
Apr 05, 2015 · Alfred Kinsey’s claim that 10% of adults were homosexual was flawed. But recent surveys suggest that, in terms of behaviour, his statistic may be roughly true the percentage for women Author: David Spiegelhalter. Homosexual behavior in animals is sexual behavior among non-human species that is interpreted as homosexual or bisexual.This may include same-sex sexual activity, courtship, affection, pair bonding, and parenting among same-sex animal pairs. Various forms of this are found in every major geographic region and every major animal group.