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Do we hide our sexuality?

I'm trying figure out if the American (and other nations of course) Public is hiding something
Age Please
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14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26-30
31-40
41-50
51-60
60-over
Gender, Sexuality
Male, Heterosexual
Male, Homosexual
Male, Bisexual
Female, Heterosexual
Female, Homosexual
Female Bisexual
Other(please do not take this as a joke selection)
Are you hiding your sexuality
Yes
Somewhat
Sometimes
To some people
No
Have you ever hid your sexuality from one person or more?
Yes
It was in a special circumstance (please explain)
only a few people
i didnt announce it
no
if so, why did you hide your sexuality?
I was afraid my family would not accept it
i was afraid my friends would not accept it
i was afraid my peers would not accept it
i was afraid it would somewhat make me look bad
i was afraid people would not take me seriously
i have not hidden my sexuality
Do you think stereotypes are true?
Yes
Somewhat (please explain)
No
Do you think there are people you know (peers, friends, classmates, family) who are hiding the fact that they are not straight?
Yes
At times, but overall yes
At times, but overall no
No
Im not sure how to identify them
Do you think being homosexual or bisexual makes you look bad?
Yes
only to some people
no
If you are heterosexual, do you think homo and bisexual people are gross and confused?
Yes, its disgusting!
It makes me uncomfortable
It makes me uncomfortable but i support it
im not sure, i was raised against them
i was raised against them
its against my religion
i fully support it
its their life and it doesnt affect me
the public should be open to it, i am
i am homo/bisexual therefor should not answer this
If you are heterosexual, would you accept a friend who came out and tould you they were not straight?
Yes
I suppose i would
id feel uncomfortable around them
no because i am vain and unaccepting
no (the first no was to hard for your image)
I am homo/bisexual therefor should not answer this
it depends on if other people accepted them- i dont wanna be alone
If you are heterosexual, would you ever consider dating a friend who came out saying they liked/loved you (and were of the same sex)
Yes
I suppose, love looks past genders
It depends on how i felt about them as a friend
It depends on how i felt about them as a person
It depends on how i felt about them as a lover
Most probably not since i am straight
no, i couldnt consider it
no i would not be attracted
i am homo/bisexual and therfor should not answer
Overall, what percent of people do you think are hiding the fact that they are not heterosexual?
0-5
6-10
11-25
26-30
31-40
41-50
51-60
61-70
71-80
81-90
91-100
Do you feel comfortable taking polls about sexuality?
Yes it makes me understand me better
yes it makes me understand others better
i dont feel comfortable really
i dont feel comfortable talking about this topic
no i think it makes me question myself too much
no i dont like tis topic overall
If you are homo/bisexual, have ever been physically abused because of youre sexuality? (check a box regarding to all incidents of physical abuse)
Yes, I was totally beaten up
Yes, I took a few hits
I just got slapped around a little
They just took my stuff and teased me
No, my school has been open to my sexuality
No, i ran before harm could come
Other
My peers do not know i am not heterosexual
Did you fight back?
Yes, and i beat them up
Yes, and they left me alone
Yes, and it didnt help
No, I let it come on me.there was nothing i could do
No, I just ran
Other
My peers do not know i am not heterosexual
I have not encountered any physical abuse
Who were the people who physically abused you?
Heterosexuals who didnt understand
School Bullies who beat everyone up
Other homo/bisexuals
The school staff themselves
Strangers who saw i was not heterosexual
Neighbors
Co-Workers
Family
Other
I was not physically abused
How do you feel when people dont understand?
Angry
Sad
Happy
Maybe they're right about me kinds of thoughts
Depressed
Suicidal
Vengeful
Other
People understand me pretty well
I am heterosexual
This poll was created on 2003-08-14 06:48:06 by Wind and Fire