A 2011 report by the Institute estimated that 4 million adults identify as gay or lesbian, representing 1.7% of the population over 18.
Mpowerment, for example, encourages young gay and bisexual men of diverse backgrounds to reduce sexual risk taking, get regular HIV testing, and build positive social connections.(Note that ~95% of Hispanics are included as "white Hispanics" by CDC, which does not recognize the Census' "Some other race" category and counts people in that category as white.) Source: National Vital statistics report based on 2010 US Census data). The United States Census Bureau publishes a popular "dot" or "nighttime" map showing population distribution at resolutions of 1,000 and 7,500 people, The United States Census Bureau collects racial data in accordance with guidelines provided by the U. Office of Management and Budget (OMB), and these data are based on self-identification. People who identify with the terms “Hispanic” or “Latino” are those who classify themselves in one of the specific Hispanic or Latino categories listed on the decennial census questionnaire and various Census Bureau survey questionnaires – “Mexican, Mexican Am., Chicano” or ”Puerto Rican” or “Cuban” – as well as those who indicate that they are “another Hispanic, Latino, or Spanish origin.” The 2000 U. Census counted same-sex couples in an oblique way; asking the sex and the relationship to the "main householder", whose sex was also asked. A 2006 report issued by The Williams Institute on Sexual Orientation concluded that the number of same-sex couples in the U. grew from 2000 to 2005, from nearly 600,000 couples in 2000 to almost 777,000 in 2005.The racial classifications and definitions used by the U. One organization specializing in analyzing gay demographic data reported, based on this count in the 2000 census and in the 2000 supplementary survey, that same-sex couples comprised between 0.99% and 1.13% of U. A 2006 UCLA study reported that 4.1% of Americans aged 18–45 identify as gay, lesbian, or bisexual.The Reasons/ Razones testing campaign features Hispanic/Latino gay and bisexual men sharing their reasons for getting an HIV test, while focuses on raising awareness of HIV and AIDS and simultaneously combating complacency and stigma by increasing support for people living with the disease.CDC has issued interim guidance on pre-exposure prophylaxis for providers for use with their patients at highest risk for becoming infected with HIV.