The overall 5.6% number is an increase from Gallup’s finding of 4.5% in 2017, says the report, which is based on more than 15,000 interviews.
But the most dramatic LGBT self-identification numbers come from young people: 15.9% of Generation Z (born from 1997-2002), and 9.1% of millennials (born from 1981-1996). By contrast, just 3.8% of Generation X (born from 1965-1980), and 2% percent of baby boomers (born from 1946-1964), and 1.3% of those born before 1946 identify as LGBT.
More than half of LGBT adults identify as bisexual, while a quarter identify as gay, almost twelve percent as lesbian, and just over eleven percent as transgender.
Daily Wire pundit Matt Walsh attributes the numbers not to natural changes or more accurate reflection of what the numbers were all along, but rather to cultural indoctrination from America’s leading media and educational institutions: