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Portion of US adults identifying as LGBTQ has more than doubled in last 12 years

Posted on AllSides March 13th, 2024
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The portion of U.S. adults who identify as other than heterosexual has more than doubled since 2012, a Gallup poll has found, with young people leading the way – from Generation Z through the Silent Generation, each younger group is about twice as likely as the one before it to identify as LGBTQ+.

About 7.6% of U.S. adults now identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, or as something other than heterosexual, the poll found. That’s compared to 5.6% four years ago and 3.5% in 2012, the year the national polling agency began measuring...

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