See what the experts have to say about the "one in ten" convention and why it may not be as accurate as you might think: What Percentage of the Population is Gay?
- m.nd: "The gay population seems to have had a drastic increase in the past few years. Does anybody have a plausible explanation to this increase?"
- benny77: "I'm not sure if there are really more numbers of gay people, or if there are just more coming out and admitting it. I must confess that it has only been in the last few years that I would ever admit I was gay in a poll, survey or other 'official' record. It makes me think about all the studies done at colleges, research facilities, etc..." (join the discussion)
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