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New surveys: 9.5 million U.S. adults are LGBT, 124K gay couples are married

| Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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LOS ANGELES — Two new studies released by the Williams Institute at UCLA School of Law, review findings from four recent large, national, population-based surveys to derive estimates of the size of the LGBT community and same-sex married and unmarried couple families. Estimates across the surveys analyzed imply that between 5.2 and 9.5 million ...

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Large-scale government health survey reports on gay, bisexual Americans

| Tuesday, July 15, 2014
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Less than 3 percent of U.S. adults identify themselves as gay, lesbian or bisexual, according to the first large-scale government survey measuring Americans’ sexual orientation. The National Health Interview Survey, released Tuesday by U.S. Centers for Disease Control, found that 1.6 percent of adults self-identify as gay or lesbian, and 0.7 percent consider themselves...

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The 35 most LGBT-friendly U.S. Cities, according to Vocativ’s ‘Queer Index’

VIA: Vocativ.com | Wednesday, June 11, 2014
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Which U.S. city is most friendly toward LGBT residents? Which big cities don't even make the list? What's the gayest city in "red state" America? Which metro area has the highest percentage of out politicians? Where do same-sex Craigslist hookups happen most frequently?

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Study: An estimated 1.4 million Latino/a adults in the U.S. identify as LGBT

| Saturday, October 5, 2013
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LOS ANGELES – An estimated 1.4 million or 4.3 percent of Latino/a adults identify as LGBT and 29 percent of Latino/a same-sex couples are raising children, according to a report released this week by the Williams Institute at the University of California Los Angeles.

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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: Americans estimate 25 percent of population is gay or lesbian

| Friday, May 27, 2011
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The Gallup organization on Friday released more findings from its annual Values and Beliefs poll, conducted May 5-8, and reported that U.S. adults, on average, estimate that 25% of Americans are gay or lesbian.

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Report: 9 million Americans identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender

| Thursday, April 7, 2011
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An estimated 9 million people across the United States identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender, according to a study released Thursday by the Williams Institute at UCLA's School of Law.

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