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Toplines - Gender Identity - December 21-22, 2021

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National Survey of 1,000 American Adults

Conducted December 21-22, 2021
By Rasmussen Reports


1* Do you agree or disagree with this statement: There are two genders, male and female.


62% Strongly agree

13% Somewhat agree

9% Somewhat disagree

9% Strongly disagree

7% Not sure


2* Critics have recently accused "Harry Potter" author J.K. Rowling of engaging in "hate speech" toward transgender people for saying that there are two biologically distinct genders. Do you agree with J.K. Rowling, or is it "hate speech" to say there are only two genders?


58% You agree with J.K. Rowling

17% It is hate speech

25% Not sure


3* Should schools and teachers be allowed to counsel students on their sexual and gender identities without parental knowledge or consent?


19% Yes

68% No

13% Not sure


NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence