Robert

Robert

Robert is a cisgender gay man who is a recently retired banking executive. He has a long history as a visible community leader. Robert is enjoying the time and opportunity in retirement to travel and visit far flung friends and family.

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Myths vs Facts

People who are gay have children who are gay.

Myth

People who are gay have children who are gay.

Studies show that just because a parent is lesbian, gay, or bisexual doesn't mean that they will give birth to someone who is gay.

Learn more about the origins of sexual orientation.

Sexual orientations are easily categorized. You’re either gay or straight.

Myth

Sexual orientations are easily categorized. You’re either gay or straight.

Studies going back more than sixty years show that sexual orientation occurs along a continuum and many people have sexual orientations other than gay or straight.  

Learn more about the variety of sexual orientations.

Men make up the majority of the LGB population.

Myth

Men make up the majority of the LGB population.

Population studies estimate more women identify as Lesbian/Gay/Bisexual. As many as 4.8% of women and 3.4% of men between the ages of 18 and 44 identify as LGB.

Learn more about sexual orientation.