On Thursday (9 December), the Human Rights Campaign Foundation (HRC) released a report that revealed around 8% of the US population identify as gay, bisexual, lesbian or transgender.
The landmark findings were taken from the new Census Bureau’s Household Pulse Survey. The report also discovered that an “additional 2%” of the reported participants identified with a sexual orientation other than lesbian, gay, bisexual and straight. “These individuals may identify as pansexual, asexual, or a host of many other identities, but it remains unclear,” the report said.
The findings also discovered that bisexual individuals “comprised the largest contingent of LGBTQ+ people.” They represent about 4% of the survey’s participants compared to the 3% of