For every people in Britain, just 1 will identify themselves as gay or lesbian according to the latest government statistics. The numbers which include gender, location and age may come as a surprise - but why? In its 'Integrated Household Survey', the Office for National Statistics asks , people about their sexual identity - and the vast majority of them choose to answer. The small fraction that was left either refused to answer or said they didn't know. Altogether, amounts to about , homosexual and , bisexual adults in the UK. The claim that just 1.
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Being gay or lesbian just means being attracted to someone of the same sex. This is roughly the same story I heard in my first real conversation about homosexuality in grade school. And it happens to one in 10 people, she added, probably unwittingly quoting s sexologist Alfred Kinsey. Even Kinsey, though, did not find that 10 percent of people were gay.
Why Are People Gay? Gay By Choice or Is Being Gay Genetic?
Research on the subject of how many people are gay poses more questions than answers. Citing the most recent Australian survey conducted by Roy Morgan on the gay population of Australia : the survey suggests there are 4. This number decreases to 6.
Estimates as to the number of gay people in the population range from 1-in to 1-in, so why are some people gay? Are they gay by choice or is being gay genetic? The simplest answer is to look at the definition of the word "gay. No one knows for certain why any individual is gay, but the current thought is that being gay is not a choice.