Half of all young people in Britain are at least a little bit gay, survey finds

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Almost a quarter of British adults and half of 18-to-24-year-olds report having at least some homosexual feelings

Half of British young people say they are not 100 per cent heterosexual, according to a new survey.

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Days of Lot

“And as it was in the days of NoeStrongs 3575: Noe, no´-eh; of Hebrew origin (H5146); Noe, (i.e. Noach), a patriarch: — Noe., so shall it be also in the days of the Son of man. They did eat, they drank, they married wives, they were given in marriage, until the day that Noe entered into the ark, and the flood came, and destroyed them all. LikewiseStrongs 3668: homoios, hom-oy´-oce; adverb from 3664; similarly: — likewise, so. also as it was in the days of LotStrongs 3091: Lot, lote; of Hebrew origin (H3876); Lot, a patriarch: — Lot.; they did eat, they drank, they bought, they sold, they planted, they builded. But the same day that Lot went out of Sodom it rained fire and brimstone from heaven, and destroyed them all. Even thusStrongs 5024: tauta, tow-tah´; neuter plural of 3588 and 846 as adverb; in the same way: — even thus, (manner) like, so. shall it be in the day when the Son of man is revealedStrongs 601: apokalupto, ap-ok-al-oop´-to; from 575 and 2572; to take off the cover, i.e. disclose: — reveal..”
Luke 17:26-30

When asked to plot themselves on a scale of sexuality, ranging from exclusively heterosexual to exclusively gay, 72 per cent of adults and 49 per cent of people aged 18 to 24 chose a position other than completely straight.

The survey, released today by respected pollsters YouGov, found only four per cent of adults class themselves as completely gay, with just under a fifth putting themselves somewhere in between the two extremes.

With each generation, people appear to see their sexuality as less set in stone.

Of 1,632 people surveyed, 60 per cent of heterosexuals and 73 per cent of homosexuals supported the idea that sexuality is a scale.

Less than half of 18-to-24-year-olds think they are completely straight and 43 per cent say they are somewhere in the middle, allowing for a few respondents who had no opinion.

This compares to those aged 60 and over, where 89 per cent said they were completely straight or completely homosexual.

Most of these respondents would have been of school age when male homosexuality was legalised, in 1967.

About a quarter of those aged between 18 and 39 said reported having had a homosexual experience, compared to just nine per cent of those aged 60 and over.

More men report having had a gay experience. A fifth of males, compared to 14 per cent of females, report having had a sexual experience with someone of the same sex.

Respondents were asked to put themselves in one of seven levels of sexuality, ranging from 0 (100 per cent heterosexual) to 6 (100 per cent homosexual). Levels one to 5 were increasing levels of homosexuality.

Will Dahlgreen, a data journalist at YouGov, said: “Clearly, these figures are not measures of active bisexuality – overall, 89 per cent of the population describes themselves as heterosexual – but putting yourself at level one allows for the possibility of homosexual feelings and experiences.

The world saw an outpouring of emotion after the Supreme Court made same-sex marriage legal across the US earlier this year.

Gay Pride marches have been held in many countries across the world, including those hostile to homosexuality, such as Uganda.

  1. Etzel, 27 August, 2015

    One wonders if they might get a little bit pregnant as well? Seems as if the old grey matter has been removed, and replaced by gray areas, there is now no longer black or white, but a rainbow of confusion and we followers of the Lord Jesus Christ know that the author of confusion is not God.

    1 Cor 14:33 For God is not the author of confusion, but of peace, as in all churches of the saints.

    Jas 3:13 ¶ Who is a wise man and endued with knowledge among you? let him shew out of a good conversation his works with meekness of wisdom.
    Jas 3:14 But if ye have bitter envying and strife in your hearts, glory not, and lie not against the truth.
    Jas 3:15 This wisdom descendeth not from above, but is earthly, sensual, devilish.
    Jas 3:16 For where envying and strife is, there is confusion and every evil work.

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