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Born this way: Majority of Americans say being gay is not a choice

Wednesday, May 20, 2015
A new Gallup poll released Wednesday finds that, for the first time, a majority of Americans say same-sex orientation is something gays and lesbians are born with, rather than something that is determined by their upbringing or environment. ...

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Gallup ranks top metro areas with highest percentage of LGBT residents

Saturday, March 21, 2015
The Castro neighborhood in San Francisco
A new Gallup survey ranks the top 50 metropolitan areas in the U.S. with the highest percentage of the adult population who identify as LGBT, and not surprisingly, San Francisco ranks at the top of the list. ...

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Gallup Polls show significant gains in public support for LGBT community

Monday, June 2, 2014
Jeff Siner,  AP
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, ...

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

Thursday, May 29, 2014
The couples and two gay-rights groups filed suit Aug. 12 to challenge the 2000 adoption ban.
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 ...

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

Tuesday, May 14, 2013
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
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 ...

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

Thursday, October 18, 2012
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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