More women identify as bisexual
In a National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) conducted in 2013, 68% of respondents who identified as bisexual were women, while 32% were men. This finding corresponds with the results of other population-based surveys, which consistently find that LGB women are more likely to identify as bisexual, while a majority of LGB men identify as gay.
Learn more about the data from LGBT population studies from The Williams Institute, UCLA School of Law.
Gates, G. J. (2014). LGB/T demographics: Comparisons among population-based surveys. Williams Institute, UCLA School of Law. Retrieved from http://williamsinstitute.law.ucla.edu/wp-content/uploads/lgbt-demogs-sep-2014.pdf
Ward, B. W., Dahlhamer, J. M. Galinsky, A. M., Joestl, S. S. (2014). Sexual Orientation and Health Among U.S. Adults: National Health Interview Survey, 2013. CDC: National Health Statistics Report, 77. Retrieved from https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/nhsr/nhsr077.pdf
Gates, G.J. (2011). How many people are lesbian, gay bisexual, and transgender? Williams Institute, UCLA School of Law. Retrieved from http://williamsinstitute.law.ucla.edu/wp-content/uploads/Gates-How-Many-People-LGBT-Apr-2011.pdf