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NEW STUDY: About 20% Of LGBTs Live In Rural Areas

NPR reports: LGBT people are typically depicted as city and coastal dwellers. And those who live in rural America are often characterized as people yearning to escape rural life for more acceptance in urban areas. But a new study from the Movement Advancement Project, a think tank that advocates for LGBT equality, shatters that stereotype. Between 2.9 million and 3.8 …

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GALLUP: 10M US Adults Now Identify As LGBT, 1.75M Increase Over 2012 Largely Due To Out Millennials

Via Gallup: The portion of American adults identifying as lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (LGBT) increased to 4.1% in 2016 from 3.5% in 2012. These figures, drawn from the largest representative sample of LGBT Americans collected in the U.S., imply that more than an estimated 10 million adults now identify as LGBT in the U.S. today, approximately 1.75 million more …

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Jersey City: America’s Most Diverse Town

Via NJ.com: From the gateway days of nearby Ellis Island to today, Jersey City has long been a true American melting pot. It’s no surprise, then, that Jersey City is the most diverse city in the country, according to a new survey. After looking at 350 of the most populated cities in the United States, finance website WalletHub found that …

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