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September 12, 2018

More Yale Freshman Identify as LGBT Than As Conservative

This is a survey conducted by the school's paper, and I imagine that biases it, but still.

Queer freshmen greatly outnumber conservatives at the university, according to a survey

A Yale Daily News survey of freshmen students at that university found that more students of the class of 2022 identify on the LGBTQ spectrum than as conservative, and that queer freshmen even outnumber other sizable demographics in the class, such as Protestants and Catholics.

The paper's survey, the results of which are composed of 864 respondents, or just over one-half of the freshman class, found that only nine percent of respondents identified as "somewhat conservative," with one percent identifying as "very conservative."

LGBTQ respondents, on the other hand, greatly outnumberd conservatives in total: According to the survey, "nearly 5 percent [of respondents] identify as gay and just over 9 percent as bisexual or transsexual. Three percent opted not to answer, and the remaining 8 percent identified as asexual, ace spectrum or questioning their sexual orientation."

Obviously, there are a lot of leftwingers:

"Nearly three-fourths" of surveyed students identified as liberal, with thirty percent identifying as "very liberal."

Oh, and as for "ace spectrum:" First of all, don't make that a meme. That's not funny. That's just hurtful.

It apparently refers to some kind of partial asexuality which used to just be called "being a chick."


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