Some findings of interest from the Pew Research Center’s latest study on LGBT Americans:
- 92% of respondents said “society has become more accepting of them in the past decade.” About the same number expect things to continue getting better.
- 39% of respondents have been rejected by a friend or family member for being LGBT.
- 58% of respondents have been the target of anti-LGBT slurs or other kinds of verbal harassment.
- 17 is the median age at which surveyed LGBT Americans knew for sure they were LGBT.
Read the full Survey of LGBT Americans here.