Why Do We Wildly Over-Estimate The Proportion of Gays and Lesbians?

“What does it mean if people think that the proportion of homosexuals is about 1-in-4, when the figure is really 1-in-100? That the public is so fearful of gays and lesbians that it thinks they are everywhere? That the public has become so sympathetic that it thinks they are everywhere? It’s impossible to say. But one thing is sure. Good public policy is based on facts, not ideology.”

Why Do We Wildly Over-Estimate The Proportion of Gays and Lesbians?.