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LGTBQA Fun Facts and Figures


  • 9 million LGBTQ people live in the U.S.

  • 3.8% of the adult population is.

  • 1 million children in the U.S. are being raised by same-sex couples.

  • 703 couples, of the state with the least gay couples, is North Dakota.

  • 92, 138, of the state with the gayest couples in California.

  • Some scholars have proposed that the first homosexual couple to be mentioned in history is the ancient Egyptian servants Khnumhotep and Niankhkhnum who lived around 2400 B.C.

  • The entire species of the dwarf chimpanzee is bisexual! Homosexual behavior has been observed in 1,500 animal species and is most widespread among animals with a complex hard life.

  • On June 26th, 2015 the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the U.S. Constitution guarantees the right for same-sex couples to marry in all 50 U.S. states. Associate Justice Anthony Kennedy stated in the majority: “The Court, in this decision, holds same-sex couples may exercise the fundamental right to marry in all states!” ​

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