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Poll: 3.4% of US Adults Are Gay, Bisexual, Transgender

LGBT identification highest among younger, non-white, less educated

(Newser) - A new survey has found that 3.4% of US adults identify themselves as gay, lesbian, bisexual, or transgender. The Gallup poll, believed to be the largest ever aimed at calculating the LGBT population, interviewed more than 121,000 people. The findings upend some stereotypes about the community. "If...

'Scully' Reveals Lesbian Relationships

Gillian Anderson never considered herself '100% gay,' though

(Newser) - Gillian Anderson, better known as Scully from the X Files, is settled down these days with a partner and three kids, but back in high school, "the relationships I was in … were freaking people out," she tells Out magazine. "I was in a relationship with a...

Nixon: I'm Actually Bisexual, and That's 'Not a Choice'

Actress backtracks on controversial comments

(Newser) - Cynthia Nixon stirred up quite a bit of controversy with her recent statement that being gay is, for her, "a choice," and now she's backtracking a bit. "While I don't often use the word, the technically precise term for my orientation is bisexual," she...

'Not Gay Enough' Ballplayers Win Settlement

Team with bisexual players stripped of trophy by gay sports group

(Newser) - Three bisexual softball players who say they were stripped of a trophy because they were deemed "not gay enough" have reached an out-of-court settlement with a national gay sports organization. San Francisco's D2 team lost its 2008 second-place trophy in the Gay Softball World Series when the North...

Study: Hey, Bisexual Guys Exist!
 Bisexual Guys Do Exist 
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Bisexual Guys Do Exist

Refutes 2005 study that found male bisexuality was unproven

(Newser) - There's good news out there for men who have ever been attracted to both men and women: Unlike the unicorn, you are real. Or so says a Northwestern University study, which goes a long way toward refuting a controversial 2005 study that found that “with respect to sexual...

9M Americans Gay or Bisexual
 9M Americans Gay or Bisexual 
survey says

9M Americans Gay or Bisexual

But we need better surveys for a more accurate number: demographer

(Newser) - The true number remains elusive, but one demographer estimates that more than 9 million Americans—roughly the population of New Jersey—are gay, lesbian, or bisexual. Gary Gates averaged the results of five US surveys conducted between 2004 and 2009 to find that 3.5% of Americans identify themselves as...

Ted Haggard: I'm Probably Bisexual

But he only has sex with his wife now, and he's 'perfectly satisfied'

(Newser) - Since his 2006 gay massage-and-meth scandal, Rev. Ted Haggard has been vague about his sexual orientation. But in a GQ profile, he admits for the first time that, “Probably, if I were 21 in this society, I would identify myself as a bisexual.” But he doesn’t, because...

In US Cities, 1 in 5 Gay, Bisexual Men Have HIV

And nearly half don't know it, according to CDC report

(Newser) - The CDC called for renewed HIV protection measures today, an effort timed to coincide with the release of a study that found nearly 1 in 5 gay or bisexual men living in major US cities have HIV—and that nearly half of those infected aren’t aware of it. “...

Vanessa Carlton: I'm Bisexual
 Vanessa Carlton: 
 I'm Bisexual 

Vanessa Carlton: I'm Bisexual

Singer comes out at Nashville Pride

(Newser) - Vanessa Carlton is the latest celebrity to come out as bisexual. The singer is probably best known for her hit “A Thousand Miles” and has apparently dated John Mayer—so pretty much any girlfriend she scores would be an upgrade. While headlining Nashville Pride yesterday, she told the crowd...

Banned Bisexuals Sue Gay World Series

Group disqualified their team because they weren't gay enough

(Newser) - Three bisexual men have filed a lawsuit complaining that they were discriminated against by an athletics organization that said they were too straight to play in the Gay Softball World Series. Each team is allowed to have no more than two straight players, the Seattle Times explains. The bisexuals' team...

10 Bisexual Celebs
 10 Bisexual Celebs 
welcome to the club, anna

10 Bisexual Celebs

Anna Paquin is the newest member of this Hollywood club

(Newser) - When Anna Paquin came out yesterday, she joined a slew of bisexual Hollywood stars. The Frisky lists the top 10:
  • Lady Gaga: She’s been open about her sexuality, claiming that her affinity for women has made her boyfriends “uncomfortable.”
  • Drew Barrymore: Considers herself bisexual, but said that

Anna Paquin: 'I'm Bisexual'
 Anna Paquin: 
 'I'm Bisexual' 

Anna Paquin: 'I'm Bisexual'

True Blood actress comes out for PSA

(Newser) - Anna Paquin is engaged to her—male—True Blood costar Stephen Moyer, but the actress just announced she is bisexual. The 27-year-old, who previously dated Kieran Culkin and has never publicly discussed her sexuality before, filmed a PSA for the Give a Damn Campaign , launched by Cyndi Lauper. Other celebs,...

Megan Fox Should Stop Talking
 Megan Fox Should Stop Talking 

Megan Fox Should Stop Talking

For her own good

(Newser) - Though she's the star of two Transformers movies, “which I guess is an 'accomplishment' of sorts," Megan Fox's real talent has nothing to do with acting, but “lies in her seemingly endless arsenal of opinions,” writes James Brady Ryan of Nerve. “She’s accumulated a...

Out? 'I’ve Never Been In:' Lambert

(Newser) - Adam Lambert finds it “funny” that people are talking about him “coming out” in the new Rolling Stone. “I’ve never been in,” he tells Access Hollywood. Lambert says he didn’t discuss his sexuality during American Idol because he wanted people to focus on his...

China Plans Sexy Theme Park

 China Plans 
 Sexy Theme Park 

China Plans Sexy Theme Park

(Newser) - China is about to topple taboos big time with giant plastic genitalia and sexual technique workshops at a new sex theme park, reports the BBC. "Love Land" is slated to open in Chongqing in October. "Sex is a taboo subject in China but people really need to have...

LiLo and Sam Getting Engaged
 LiLo and Sam Getting Engaged 

LiLo and Sam Getting Engaged

Couple flies to Paris to pick rings; announcement set for next week

(Newser) - Lindsay Lohan and Samantha Ronson are getting engaged in the City of Lights, sources tell the Daily Mirror. The pair leave London tomorrow for Paris, where they will visit jewelers to discuss their “hip and edgy”—not “flash and expensive”—ring designs.

HIV Rates Rise for Gays, Ignored by World Programs

Targeted by 1% of prevention funds

(Newser) - Even as fewer people are dying from AIDS, new HIV infections continue to rise at alarming rates among the global gay and bisexual population, who are tageted by less than 1% of the $669 million spent on prevention worldwide, AP reports. In 86 nations, homosexual sex is considered a crime,...

Housewives Get Sweaty for 'Work Out' Star

Women love lesbian trainer's savvy, abs, and Bravo show

(Newser) - Jackie Warner seems unlikely to spark suburban housewife crushes. And yet the star of Bravo’s “Work Out,” about the lesbian trainer’s elite Los Angeles gym, is much-loved by straight ladies. “I have women that send me photos of themselves with their husbands and three teenage...

Teens' Public Orgies Rattle Chilean Mores

Sexcapades reflect consumer-driven, apolitical youth culture

(Newser) - Can 100 teenagers performing oral sex on one another in a public park not be a political statement? That's one of the questions the sight of horny, apolitical, bisexual Chilean teenagers are prompting among their appalled, mostly Catholic compatriots, Newsweek reports from a country still haunted by General Pinochet's repressive...

Women Don't 'Outgrow' Bisexuality
Women Don't 'Outgrow' Bisexuality

Women Don't 'Outgrow' Bisexuality

Study finds females are 'more fluid with their sexuality'

(Newser) - A new study rejects the idea that women can be "bisexual until graduation," ABC News reports. Utah professor Lisa Diamond followed 79 women between 18 and 25 who identified as "lesbian, bisexual, or 'unlabeled'" for a decade. Throughout, she found that few changed their self-categorization. Diamond argues...

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