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Gallup Polls show significant gains in public support for LGBT community

Monday, June 2, 2014
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Public opinion on same-sex relations has improved more dramatically than it has on any other controversial issue with strong moral sensibilities, according to data released on Friday by the Gallup Poll organization. When asked to indicate, “Do you believe that, in general, the following are morally acceptable?” 58 percent said yes on “gay and lesbian relations.”

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Gallup Poll finds most Americans believe being gay or lesbian starts at birth

Thursday, May 29, 2014
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In a year when the movement for same-sex marriages continues to make strides across the U.S., Americans remain divided on how people come to be gay or lesbian. More than a third of Americans (37%) believe people become gay as a result of factors such as their upbringing and environment, while 42% say people are born gay.

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Gallup: Support for same-sex marriage solidifies above 50% in U.S.

Tuesday, May 14, 2013
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PRINCETON, N.J. -- Fifty-three percent of Americans now support legalizing same-sex marriage, the third consecutive reading of 50 percent or above in Gallup polling over the past year.

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Gallup study ranks states according to population of LGBT residents

Friday, February 15, 2013
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PRINCETON, NJ -- The percentage of U.S. adults who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender (LGBT) ranges from 1.7 percent in North Dakota to 5.1 percent in Hawaii, and 10 percent in the District of Columbia, according to a new study by Gallup.

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Gallup study reports that only 3.4% of Americans identify as LGBT

Thursday, October 18, 2012
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A new study by the Gallup organization -- posed to more than 120,000 U.S. adults thus far -- shows that only 3.4 percent said "yes" when asked if they identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender.

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