Less than 3 percent of the U.S. population identify themselves as gay, lesbian or bisexual, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Tuesday in the first large-scale government survey measuring Americans' sexual orientation. 1.6 percent of adults self-identify as gay or lesbian, and 0.7 percent consider themselves bisexual, according to the National Health Interview Survey. This survey is seen by the LGBT as a needed part of their struggle so as to define the health issues that they confront, and to put a clear number on their community. "This is a major step forward in trying to remedy some of these gaps in our understanding of the role sexual orientation and gender identity play in people's health and in their lives," said Gary J. Gates, a demographer at the Williams Institute. read more
This story is just the standard Chinese reply when the US cautions China about unzipping their fly and showing every one in the South and East China seas how big they are. It was not the story that I found funny, but the title.