Results, pt. 1

As far as my family, I am out to   Outing people is . . .
Response Percent   Response Percent
everyone 27%   wrong 79%
immediate family 22%   okay, if homophobes 2%
one or both parents 10%   okay, if celebrity 0%
just my siblings 3%   fine, but not me 1%
extended family 9%   unsure 4%
no one in my family 20%   skip 13%
skip 10%      
         
Lesbians have a responsibilty to come out.   The more people out, the better.
Response Percent   Response Percent
yes 14%   yes 54%
no 42%   no 17%
unsure 22%   unsure 10%
skip 22%   skip 18%
         
Someone else being in the closet doesn't affect me.   Closet cases hurt the community.
Response Percent   Response Percent
yes 32%   yes 14%
no 43%   no 48%
unsure 8%   unsure 16%
skip 17%   skip 22%
         
I am out to my co-workers.   I am out to my classmates.
Response Percent   Response Percent
yes 40%   yes 47%
no 36%   no 34%
unsure 3%   unsure 1%
skip 21%   skip 18%
       
I am out to my neighbors.   I am out to my landlord.
Response Percent   Response Percent
yes 37%   yes 21%
no 41%   no 49%
unsure 4%   unsure 0%
skip 17%   skip 30%
       
       
I am out to my church.   I am out to myself.
Response Percent   Response Percent
yes 15%   yes 84%
no 57%   no 3%
unsure 3%   unsure 3%
skip 25%   skip 10%
       
       
My greatest fear in coming out is or was:   How do people usually find out about you?
Response Percent   Response Percent
losing my friends 13%   tell them point blank 14%
losing my family 46%   hide nothing 48%
losing my job 1%   gossip 13%
losing religious community 0%   I have no clue 5%
violence from strangers 3%   no one knows 9%
homophobia from strangers 9%   skip 11%
unsure 6%      
skip 21%      
         
Would you date someone who's closet status is different from yours?    
Response Percent    
yes 43%    
no 22%    
unsure 22%    
skip 13%      
         
         
To convince people I am straight, I have:
         
 created a make believe boyfriend   dated a guy I wasn't interested in
Response Percent   Response Percent
yes 21%   yes 18%
no 53%   no 57%
skip 26%   skip 25%
         
         
married a guy i didn't love   pretended my girlfriend was just a buddy
Response Percent   Response Percent
yes 5%   yes 41%
no 73%   no 37%
skip 22%   skip 22%
       
         
pretended my girlfriend was my sister   not dated women that looked too gay
Response Percent   Response Percent
yes 7%   yes 13%
no 67%   no 60%
skip 26%   skip 27%
       
made homophobic comments or jokes   verbally/physically attacked people who are gay
Response Percent   Response Percent
yes 15%   no 77%
no 62%   skip 23%
skip 23%      
       
       
I am   I identify as
Response Percent   Response Percent
lesbian 67%   butch or stud 14%
bisexual 16%   femme 29%
straight 1%   a bit of both 20%
other 4%   no labels 26%
skip 11%   skip 11%
       
My age bracket        
Response Percent      
18 to 25 51%      
26 to 35 21%      
36 to 45 14%      
46 to 55 2%      
skip 12%      

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