Use code TPM for up to 66% off at MyPillow.com

ADVERTISEMENT

Majority of Americans 'strongly agree' there are 'only two genders': Poll

Wealthy Americans who earn in excess of $200,000 per year were most likely to disagree with the idea that there are only two genders.

ADVERTISEMENT
Image
Libby Emmons Brooklyn NY
ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT

A new survey out from Rasmussen found that a majority of Americans believe that there are only "two genders." The poll asked, "Do you agree or disagree with this statement: There are two genders, male and female?" Of the 75 percent who agree with the statement, 63 percent of those polled "strongly agreed."

Wealthy Americans who earn in excess of $200,000 per year were most likely to disagree with the idea that there are only two genders. 18 percent of all Americans disagreed with the statement, according to Rasmussen.

Republican voters were more likely to understand that biological sex is a true and immutable condition, with 82 percent of GOP respondents agreeing with the statement. 47 percent of Democrats said they strongly agreed with the existence of a biological reality. 60 percent of unaffiliated voters also concurred with the statement.

Rasmussen also asked respondents: "Do you agree with J.K. Rowling, or is it 'hate speech' to say there are only two genders?" 58 percent of those polled stand with JK Rowling, saying that it is not hate speech to state that truth.

29 percent more Democrats than Republicans thought that Rowling's comments were "hate speech," while 12 percent of the unaffiliated, and 8 percent of GOP voters polled, thought saying there are only two genders was hateful.

Another 17 percent said it was hate speech to stand up for women and say that men are not women, while 25 percent were not sure.

As critical gender theory has made its way into schools, many Americans, both progressive and conservative, have made their views known on the acceptability of trans ideology being disseminated in schools. In the poll, a majority of Americans, 68 percent stated that they do not think schools and teachers should be counseling kids on sexual or gender identities without parental consent.

A mere 19 percent polled claimed that schools should be allowed to "counsel" students on sexual and gender identity without parental knowledge. 80 percent of GOP voters were opposed, with 72 percent of those unaffiliated and 54 percent of Democrats also thought it was not acceptable.

These majorities held steady in all racial groups, but 68 percent of black Americans were sure there are only two genders.

The survey of 1,000 U.S. American Adults was conducted on December 21-22, 2021 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.

ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT
N/A by N/A is licensed under N/A

Join and support independent free thinkers!

We’re independent and can’t be cancelled. The establishment media is increasingly dedicated to divisive cancel culture, corporate wokeism, and political correctness, all while covering up corruption from the corridors of power. The need for fact-based journalism and thoughtful analysis has never been greater. When you support The Post Millennial, you support freedom of the press at a time when it's under direct attack. Join the ranks of independent, free thinkers by supporting us today for as little as $1.

Support The Post Millennial

Remind me in September

We will use this to send you a single email in September 2020. To find out what personal data we collect and how we use it, please visit our Privacy Policy

ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT
By signing up you agree to our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy
ADVERTISEMENT
© 2022 The Post Millennial, Privacy Policy