Nearly 3 in 4 American adults believe there only are two genders, a new Rasmussen Reports survey found.
The Rasmussen poll found that 63% strongly agreed when asked, “Do you agree or disagree with this statement: There are two genders, male and female?” Another 18% disagreed.
Although majorities in every political category agreed that there are only two genders, Democrats (47%) were less likely than Republicans (82%) or the unaffiliated (60%) to say they strongly agreed, Rasmussen found.
Americans with incomes of $200,000 a year or more were most likely to disagree with the statement that there are only two genders.
Critics have labeled Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling a “purveyor of hate speech” for saying that there are two biologically distinct genders.
When asked, “Do you agree with J.K. Rowling, or is it ‘hate speech’ to say there are only two genders?” only 17% of Americans said it was “hate speech” while 58% supported Rowling. A total of 25% were not sure, Rasmussen found.
Significantly more Democrats (29%) than Republicans (8%) or unaffiliated (12%) believed Rowling engaged in “hate speech.”
A whopping 68% said schools and teachers should not be allowed to counsel students on their sexual and gender identities without parental knowledge or consent. Continue reading at Newsmax.