Online Gay and Lesbian Community to Top 68 Million by 2005 (Oct 2001)

May, 2002


Computer Economics projects that between 2001 and 2005, the number of gay and lesbian Internet users will grow from 13.5 million to 22.4 million, as shown in Figure 1. This online group is growing at a much higher rate than the overall Internet population due to the privacy, relevant information, and virtual communities that are available online and are particularly attractive to gays and lesbians.