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Kentucky Is the Gayest State in America

University of California, Los Angeles.According to new data released by the UCLA's Williams Institute, 5.6 percent of Americans identify as LGBT, with a rough of about 14 million people. The majority live in the South, with 5.2 million, or 36.9 percent, of America's queer population living in places like Kentucky.Respondents to the survey were asked: "Which of the following best represents how you think of yourself?" with response options: "Gay or lesbian; Straight, that is, not gay; Bisexual; Something else; I don't know the answer." They could also refuse to answer the question.For measuring the number of transgender people: "Do you consider yourself to be transgender?" with response options being: "Yes; No; Don't know/not sure" or likewise, respondents could refuse to answer.Using BRFSS, we estimate that 5.6% of US adults--14.1 million people--identify as LGBT.

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California is a state in the Pacific Region of the United States. With 39.5 million residents across a total area of about 163,696 square miles (423,970 km2), California is the most populous U.S. state and the third-largest by area, and is also the world's thirty-fourth most populous subnational entity. California is also the most populated subnational entity in North America. The state capital is Sacramento. The Greater Los Angeles Area and the San Francisco Bay Area are the nation's second- and fifth-most populous urban regions, with 18.7 million and 9.7 million residents respectively. Los Angeles is California's most populous city, and the country's second-most populous, after New York City. California also has the nation's most populous county, Los Angeles County, and its largest county by area, San Bernardino County.