How Many Americans are Homosexual? New Gov’t Study Reveals Number

The government study found that only 1.6% self-identify as homosexual (gay or lesbian), while 0.7% of those surveyed consider themselves “bisexual, and 1.1% of adults identified as “something else.”

According to the study, 96.6% of American adults considered themselves “straight.”

The study also found that a much higher percentage of homosexuals and bisexuals are cigarette smokers and drinkers of alcohol, with 27.2% who identified as “gay or lesbian” and 29.5% who identified as “bisexual” were current cigarette smokers, compared to only 19.6% of “straight” people.

When the survey asked about alcohol consumption, 35.1% of homosexuals and 41.5% of bisexuals reported having five or more drinks in one day at least once in the past year, compared to 26% of those who identify as “straight.”

via How Many Americans are Homosexual? New Gov’t Study Reveals Number.

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