Poll: 7.2% adults in US identify as LGBTQ, more than a double than a decade ago | Ap


A total of 7.2% of adults in the United States identified as LGBTQ in 2022 a Gallup poll released Wednesday shows.

While that’s just a small increase from 2021 numbers — 7.1% — the 2022 Gallup data reflects an overall upward trend. In 2012, when the analytics giant began measuring LGBTQ identification, only about 3.5% of adults self-identified as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer or something other than heterosexual and cisgender (meaning they identify with the sex they were assigned at birth).

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