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Old 05-04-2011, 08:54 AM
 
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Are there more Gay people than straight?

If there are / will be.... will the population decrease?

 
Old 05-04-2011, 08:56 AM
 
Location: Hoboken
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Are there more Gay people than straight?

If there are / will be.... will the population decrease?

Ummm no and no......
 
Old 05-04-2011, 08:56 AM
 
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I don't think even the most ardent gay rights advocate would say that. They are definitely a minority, probably no more than 4 %.
 
Old 05-04-2011, 08:58 AM
 
Location: Newport, Rhode Island
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If you ever watch HGTV you would think so !
 
Old 05-04-2011, 09:00 AM
 
Location: North America
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Are there more Gay people than straight?

If there are / will be.... will the population decrease?

No, and No.

Gay people aren't sterile, they can still procreate if they so desire, and have done so.
 
Old 05-04-2011, 09:03 AM
 
Location: McLean, VA
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I don't think even the most ardent gay rights advocate would say that. They are definitely a minority, probably no more than 4 %.
Take out people who just "act gay" because their parents did a lousy of job of raising them and the number is .001%
 
Old 05-04-2011, 09:05 AM
 
Location: Newport, Rhode Island
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"GAY" is a spectrum, much like Aspergers/autism is a spectrum.
 
Old 05-04-2011, 09:05 AM
 
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Are there more Gay people than straight?

If there are / will be.... will the population decrease?
Can we please, please, please, get a separate forum for these threads? Just create a new forum titled "human sexuality"?
 
Old 05-04-2011, 09:05 AM
 
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If you take into account people who had previously gay experiences, those who are bisexual, transgender, in the closet, or engage in homosexual activities but still consider themselves just straight then the I'm guessing it is a lot more than half the population. And it explains a lot.
 
Old 05-04-2011, 09:36 AM
 
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Take out people who just "act gay" because their parents did a lousy of job of raising them and the number is .001%
What does "act gay" mean?
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