The demographics of sexual orientation and gender identity in the United States have been studied in the social sciences in recent decades. A Gallup poll concluded that 4. Studies from several nations, including the U. Online surveys tend to yield higher figures than other methods,  a likely result of the higher degree of anonymity of Internet surveys, and demographic of those utilizing online platforms which elicit reduced levels of socially desirable responding. Census Bureau does not ask about sexual orientation in the United States Census. The American cities with the highest gay populations are New York City with ,, Los Angeles with ,, Chicago with ,, and San Francisco with 94,, as estimated by the Williams Institute in
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For so long, good queer cinema was virtually non-existent or played into tired, tokenizing tropes. Even with that in mind, most mainstream cinema has centered on heteronormative storylines for decades. Sure, the scarcity still has you scavenging through some painful storylines from time to time, but with all that digging eventually comes gold. Watch Now. Directed by Alice Wu and starring an Asian-American lead, the film displays some much-needed representation in young adult-oriented queer cinema.
While most official Pride parades have been canceled across the globe, alternative celebrations are more than alive and well this year—despite the lack of rainbow corporate pop-up tents. For many, Pride has marked a special remembrance of the radical history of the Stonewall riots, and how we came to celebrate their anniversary as a turning point in the queer liberation movement. This month has always been, and will always be, about rebellion, resilience, and, even in the face of adversity, the pride to be who you are.