Young People More Likely to be Bisexual Than Gay

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New research from global public opinion data company, YouGov, found that 18 to 24 year olds are eight times more likely to identify as bisexual than the same age group was in 2015.

In 2015, only 2 percent of people identified as bisexual, but when polled in 2019, 16 percent were bisexual, according to The Telegraph. And 18 to 24 year olds are half as likely to be gay than they were in 2015. 

“These 18-24 year olds feel less pressure either to hide who they are, or to declare themselves totally one way or totally the other. Bisexual people - and those who are gender-fluid - often get pressured from both sides to be ‘one or the other’, which is unfair and frankly biphobic,” Steve Wardlaw, chairman and co-founder of diversity insurance company Emerald Life told The Telegraph.