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jonnyblitz Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-10-09 10:56 PM
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  -I'm confused as to gay demographics. Bluebear  Jan-10-09 10:17 PM   #0 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jan-10-09 10:18 PM   #1 
  - I agree. There is a lot of that here unfortunately.  ThomCat   Jan-11-09 02:38 PM   #58 
  - funny that exit polling data  ruggerson   Jan-10-09 10:20 PM   #2 
  - I thought our gay population was closer to one in ten, ten percent or so.  MADem   Jan-10-09 11:47 PM   #31 
     - toasters........  mitchtv   Jan-11-09 01:48 PM   #51 
     - The ten percent number is from the original Kinsey data,  pnwmom   Jan-11-09 07:09 PM   #66 
  - You're right--it's amazing how many of our detractors here have suddenly announced  QC   Jan-10-09 10:22 PM   #3 
  - I think that's just the Elizbethan "we".  donco6   Jan-10-09 11:24 PM   #24 
     - Ah yes, the royal we.  QC   Jan-10-09 11:26 PM   #26 
        - 'zackly.  donco6   Jan-10-09 11:29 PM   #30 
  - Where'd they get that figure?  LoveIsNow   Jan-10-09 10:22 PM   #4 
  - Right wing churches frequently quote 2%  Bluebear   Jan-10-09 10:22 PM   #5 
  - When they are squawking about "special rights." However...  TechBear_Seattle   Jan-10-09 10:47 PM   #16 
  - Even Kinsey admitted his methodology was flawed  LostinVA   Jan-10-09 10:28 PM   #8 
  - There were two studies, one deeply flawed and one that was scientifically accurate  TechBear_Seattle   Jan-10-09 10:46 PM   #14 
     - The latter study is also considered very flawed  LostinVA   Jan-11-09 07:43 AM   #37 
     - But at least it made an effort to be accurate, unlike Kinsey  TechBear_Seattle   Jan-11-09 10:52 AM   #40 
     - I think that the actual percent is much higher than 2%, especially if you include all "straights"  yardwork   Jan-11-09 01:52 PM   #52 
     - 1992 was after the worst part of the AIDS epidemic in the US....  AntiFascist   Jan-12-09 08:52 PM   #80 
  - I am wriitng a paper for a sociology class on the everchanging sexual orientations  LostinVA   Jan-10-09 10:27 PM   #6 
  - IMHO, being a social hermit and internet dweeb  dweeb   Jan-10-09 11:29 PM   #29 
     - This is exactly what the homophobes fear.  yardwork   Jan-11-09 01:54 PM   #53 
  - soft bigotry trying to 'explain' itself. nt  xchrom   Jan-10-09 10:27 PM   #7 
  - Funny how everyone here who is "enlightened" also came up with different numbers for %  nothingtoofear   Jan-10-09 10:34 PM   #9 
  - You're always a breath of fresh air  Bluebear   Jan-10-09 11:21 PM   #22 
  - See now I can't tell if that...  nothingtoofear   Jan-10-09 11:24 PM   #25 
  - I am enlightened and I know exactly what percentage of the population is homosexual.  Pacifist Patriot   Jan-13-09 07:47 PM   #84 
  - Many of them are also suddenly bisexual  ruggerson   Jan-10-09 10:38 PM   #10 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jan-10-09 10:40 PM   #11 
  - if it feels good do it!  sui generis   Jan-12-09 11:21 AM   #71 
  - You noticed that too huh?  Chovexani   Jan-12-09 04:24 PM   #76 
  - another new way these patronizing assholes are trying to shut  jonnyblitz   Jan-10-09 10:42 PM   #12 
  - I find your anger strangely exciting...  QC   Jan-10-09 10:44 PM   #13 
  - am I allowed to? after all, I haven't attended a protest since the  jonnyblitz   Jan-10-09 10:52 PM   #19 
     - I dunno. You better ask permission.  QC   Jan-10-09 10:55 PM   #20 
        - LOL - thank you - after all that's been posted on DU since we dared  BR_Parkway   Jan-11-09 05:44 AM   #36 
  - Sometimes we forget that freedom goes both ways.  nothingtoofear   Jan-10-09 10:46 PM   #15 
  - sorry I missed what you were talking about  ruggerson   Jan-10-09 10:50 PM   #18 
  - .....  jonnyblitz   Jan-10-09 10:56 PM   #21 
  - hahahaha  LostinVA   Jan-11-09 07:46 AM   #38 
  - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Jan-10-09 11:51 PM   #32 
  - We can't even get you here with notice  sniffa   Jan-11-09 12:58 PM   #48 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jan-11-09 01:31 PM   #49 
  - Apparently, some people here think that every gay person in the world is a member  Jamastiene   Jan-10-09 10:48 PM   #17 
  - Gays must make really good "best friends."  donco6   Jan-10-09 11:22 PM   #23 
  - Hey! I think we make DAMN good best friends.  nothingtoofear   Jan-10-09 11:26 PM   #27 
  - Lots of lesbian sisters in these parts, too. n/t  QC   Jan-10-09 11:27 PM   #28 
  - I don't have a gay best friend.  MADem   Jan-10-09 11:54 PM   #33 
  - You get to join because of that cute kitty avatar.  donco6   Jan-11-09 12:09 AM   #34 
     - Heh heh!!!  MADem   Jan-11-09 12:28 AM   #35 
  - Poop! I must be the exception.  Pacifist Patriot   Jan-13-09 07:44 PM   #83 
  - CNN Full National President Exit Polls, "Are You Gay, Lesbian or Bisexual?" "Yes (4%)"  jody   Jan-11-09 10:01 AM   #39 
  - If it's one thing we have learned, CNN exit polls are flawless!  bluedawg12   Jan-11-09 11:30 AM   #41 
  - Which covers voters, a subset of the population  Bluebear   Jan-11-09 04:57 PM   #60 
     - Absolutely and that poses an interesting question, are members of the GLBT community more or less  jody   Jan-11-09 05:12 PM   #61 
        - I don't consider it an accurate figure because...  Bluebear   Jan-11-09 05:55 PM   #64 
           - If you are correct, then all polls re GLBT are useless. n/t  jody   Jan-11-09 06:06 PM   #65 
  - Have you noticed how many people here threw the first stiletto heel at Stonewall,  QC   Jan-11-09 11:30 AM   #42 
  - If owning two male cats establishes gay cred, that explains all the "experts"  bluedawg12   Jan-11-09 12:12 PM   #45 
  - It really is funny, isn't it? All these people who never displayed the slightest interest  QC   Jan-11-09 12:20 PM   #46 
     - It's hilarious, really. All the concern about what should concern us.  bluedawg12   Jan-12-09 01:21 AM   #68 
  - I had no idea that there were so many newborn babies protesting at Stonewall.  yardwork   Jan-11-09 01:56 PM   #54 
     - uh oh  LostinVA   Jan-11-09 02:14 PM   #56 
        - I had a little slip, but have managed to confine it to this forum.  yardwork   Jan-11-09 02:15 PM   #57 
           - Poser  LostinVA   Jan-11-09 03:38 PM   #59 
              - I'm just an emotional queer. You know, I go all nuclear and stuff.  yardwork   Jan-11-09 05:38 PM   #63 
                 - I'm off to do battle with evil! Don't go emo now.  bluedawg12   Jan-12-09 01:34 AM   #69 
                    - I DO kinda like "Panic at the Disco"  LostinVA   Jan-12-09 07:10 AM   #70 
  - Can someone explain the 2% thing?  Prophet 451   Jan-11-09 11:34 AM   #43 
  - I've always heard "about 10%" and never thought to question it.  Pacifist Patriot   Jan-13-09 07:54 PM   #85 
  - Here is some data:  bluedawg12   Jan-11-09 12:10 PM   #44 
  - This results in an estimated total gay and lesbian population of 10,456,405  bluedawg12   Jan-13-09 09:51 AM   #81 
     - Speaking of puppies- PuppyCam in da house!  bluedawg12   Jan-13-09 10:08 AM   #82 
  - we transcend all sexes, races, and cultures.  Amimnoch   Jan-11-09 12:36 PM   #47 
  - Those are the good gays, Bluebear.  yardwork   Jan-11-09 01:48 PM   #50 
  - I go way back, bluebear  mitchtv   Jan-11-09 02:02 PM   #55 
  - Usual figure that gets bandied about in the UK  edwardlindy   Jan-11-09 05:19 PM   #62 
  - I subscribe to the "spectrum" theory  galledgoblin   Jan-11-09 08:27 PM   #67 
  - I have a woman friend who describes herself as  MADem   Jan-12-09 03:24 PM   #75 
  - there are no gays in Iran or Pakistan  sui generis   Jan-12-09 11:23 AM   #72 
  - 1 in 18  robish518   Jan-12-09 01:54 PM   #73 
  - Getting an accurate number on this is virtually impossible....  SacredCow   Jan-12-09 02:05 PM   #74 
  - But ya know Bluebear, women statistically make up "more" than 50%  saracat   Jan-12-09 07:18 PM   #77 
     - "no one give a Sh*t about them"  sniffa   Jan-12-09 08:32 PM   #78 
        - Well they don't. And GBTL women are doubly dissed.  saracat   Jan-12-09 08:44 PM   #79 
 

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