Demographic, Psychological, and Social Characteristics of Self-Identified Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Adults in a US Probability Sample

@inproceedings{Herek2010DemographicPA,
  title={Demographic, Psychological, and Social Characteristics of Self-Identified Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Adults in a US Probability Sample},
  author={Gregory M. Herek and Aaron T. Norton and Thomas J. Allen and Charles L. Sims},
  booktitle={Sexuality research & social policy : journal of NSRC : SR & SP},
  year={2010}
}
Using data from a US national probability sample of self-identified lesbian, gay, and bisexual adults (N = 662), this article reports population parameter estimates for a variety of demographic, psychological, and social variables. Special emphasis is given to information with relevance to public policy and law. Compared with the US adult population, respondents were younger, more highly educated, and less likely to be non-Hispanic White, but differences were observed between gender and sexual… CONTINUE READING
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