Lesbian Christian Identity

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All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).
1) Survey identification number: (CASENUM)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL18693.554
2) Age: (AGE)
TOTAL%
18) 10.5
20) 10.5
21) 21.1
22) 10.5
23) 31.6
24) 10.5
25) 52.7
26) 84.3
27) 31.6
28) 84.3
29) 73.8
30) 63.2
31) 84.3
32) 42.2
33) 84.3
34) 31.6
35) 126.5
36) 105.4
37) 21.1
38) 42.2
39) 73.8
40) 42.2
41) 94.8
42) 63.2
43) 73.8
44) 63.2
45) 52.7
46) 42.2
47) 63.2
47.5) 10.5
48) 52.7
49) 31.6
50) 31.6
51) 52.7
52) 10.5
53) 21.1
54) 10.5
55) 42.2
56) 21.1
57) 10.5
58) 10.5
59) 21.1
60) 31.6
70) 10.5
TOTAL186100.0
3) Occupation: (CLERGY)
TOTAL%
0) Other occupations17091.4
1) Clergy168.6
TOTAL186100.0
4) Educational attainment (EDUC)
TOTAL%
1) Did not complete high school42.2
2) High school diploma/GED recipient147.6
3) Associate's degree84.3
4) Bachelor's degree6133.0
5) Master's degree7741.6
6) Certificate of advanced graduate studies21.1
7) Doctorate degree179.2
8) Post-doctoral work21.1
Missing1 
TOTAL185100.0
5) Race/Ethnicity (RACE)
TOTAL%
1) White/non-Hispanic16696.0
2) Black/non-Hispanic21.2
3) Hispanic10.6
5) Asian/Pacific Islander10.6
6) Other31.7
Missing13 
TOTAL173100.0
6) What was your church affiliation when you were growing up (i.e., baptism or confirmation)? (EVANG)
TOTAL%
0) Nonevangelical15080.6
1) Evangelical3619.4
TOTAL186100.0
7) Has your church affiliation changed since then? If no, please skip to [SEXORI]. If yes, what is your current church affiliation? (1st interim church) (INTEV1)
TOTAL%
0) Nonevangelical8672.3
1) Evangelical3327.7
Missing67 
TOTAL119100.0
8) Has your church affiliation changed since then? If no, please skip to [SEXORI]. If yes, what is your current church affiliation? (2nd interim church) (INTEV2)
TOTAL%
0) Nonevangelical5376.8
1) Evangelical1623.2
Missing117 
TOTAL69100.0
9) Has your church affiliation changed since then? If no, please skip to [SEXORI]. If yes, what is your current church affiliation? (3rd interim church) (INTEV3)
TOTAL%
0) Nonevangelical4289.4
1) Evangelical510.6
Missing139 
TOTAL47100.0
10) Has your church affiliation changed since then? If no, please skip to [SEXORI]. If yes, what is your current church affiliation? (4th interim church) (INTEV4)
TOTAL%
0) Nonevangelical2388.5
1) Evangelical311.5
Missing160 
TOTAL26100.0
11) Please circle the number(s) that best represent(s) your reasons for changing from your first church affiliation. (BELCHG)
TOTAL%
0) Other6442.1
1) My religious beliefs changed.8857.9
Missing34 
TOTAL152100.0
12) Please circle the number(s) that best represent(s) your reasons for changing from your first church affiliation. (SEXINFL)
TOTAL%
0) Other8253.9
1) My sexual orientation conflicted with church beliefs.7046.1
Missing34 
TOTAL152100.0
13) How would you describe your sexual orientation? (SEXORI)
TOTAL%
0) Bisexual2312.4
1) Lesbian16387.6
TOTAL186100.0
14) Some lesbians or bisexual women have said that their coming out has influenced their religious beliefs. Others have mentioned that feminism affected their beliefs. Have you experienced any change in your beliefs as a result of either one? If yes, how have they changed and which has been more influential? (FEMCOMOT)
TOTAL%
0) Feminism changed beliefs3724.3
1) Coming out changed beliefs2919.1
2) Other2919.1
3) Both2516.4
4) No response3221.1
Missing34 
TOTAL152100.0
15) One effect of feminism/coming out. (AFFECT1)
TOTAL%
1) Feminist4735.3
2) More personal relationship with God3022.6
3) More Universalist beliefs2216.5
4) No longer a Christian or left church1712.8
5) Other1712.8
Missing53 
TOTAL133100.0
16) Second effect of feminism/coming out. (AFFECT2)
TOTAL%
1) Feminist614.6
2) More personal relationship with God1434.1
3) More Universalist beliefs1536.6
4) No longer a Christian or left church49.8
5) Other24.9
Missing145 
TOTAL41100.0
17) Existence of dissonance (DISSON)
TOTAL%
0) None4928.0
1) Internal6537.1
2) External6134.9
Missing11 
TOTAL175100.0
18) Have you experienced any tension between your Christian beliefs and your sexuality? Please describe how you have resolved that tension. (RESOLU)
TOTAL%
0) Live with tension3428.1
1) Change beliefs6654.5
2) Left the church2117.4
Missing65 
TOTAL121100.0
19) For some Christian women, acknowledging their homosexual or bisexual orientation affects their religious beliefs or relationship with the Christian community. Please circle all numbers representing the statements that apply to you. 1. No longer call myself a Christian. 3. Interpret the Bible less literally. 9. Am a more liberal Christian. 13. Became a Christian. (CHGBEL1)
TOTAL%
0) Did not select these options6334.8
1) Selected these options11865.2
Missing5 
TOTAL181100.0
20) For some Christian women, acknowledging their homosexual or bisexual orientation affects their religious beliefs or relationship with the Christian community. Please circle all numbers representing the statements that apply to you. 8. No longer attend church. 12. Have changed churches. (CHGBEL2)
TOTAL%
0) Did not select these options2513.8
1) Selected these options15686.2
Missing5 
TOTAL181100.0
21) The following lists a variety of people who may know of your sexual orientation. With whom have you shared that information? Siblings (SIBS)
TOTAL%
0) Not out3318.8
1) Out14381.3
Missing10 
TOTAL176100.0
22) The following lists a variety of people who may know of your sexual orientation. With whom have you shared that information? Parents (PARENTS)
TOTAL%
0) Not out4827.7
1) Out12572.3
Missing13 
TOTAL173100.0
23) The following lists a variety of people who may know of your sexual orientation. With whom have you shared that information? Supervisor(s) (BOSS)
TOTAL%
0) Not out6436.2
1) Out11363.8
Missing9 
TOTAL177100.0
24) The following lists a variety of people who may know of your sexual orientation. With whom have you shared that information? Church members (CHURMEM)
TOTAL%
0) Not out4132.8
1) Out8467.2
Missing61 
TOTAL125100.0
25) The following lists a variety of people who may know of your sexual orientation. With whom have you shared that information? Physician (DR)
TOTAL%
0) Not out6234.8
1) Out11665.2
Missing8 
TOTAL178100.0
26) The following lists a variety of people who may know of your sexual orientation. With whom have you shared that information? The general public (GENPUB)
TOTAL%
0) Not out10259.3
1) Out7040.7
Missing14 
TOTAL172100.0
27) The following lists a variety of people who may know of your sexual orientation. With whom have you shared that information? Extended family members (EXTFAM)
TOTAL%
0) Not out9151.1
1) Out8748.9
Missing8 
TOTAL178100.0
28) The following lists a variety of people who may know of your sexual orientation. With whom have you shared that information? Co-workers (COWRKS)
TOTAL%
0) Not out4022.6
1) Out13777.4
Missing9 
TOTAL177100.0
29) The following lists a variety of people who may know of your sexual orientation. With whom have you shared that information? Pastor (PASTOR)
TOTAL%
0) Not out5139.2
1) Out7960.8
Missing56 
TOTAL130100.0
30) The following lists a variety of people who may know of your sexual orientation. With whom have you shared that information? Other gays, lesbians and bisexuals (OTHLBG)
TOTAL%
0) Not out10.6
1) Out17799.4
Missing8 
TOTAL178100.0
31) The following lists a variety of people who may know of your sexual orientation. With whom have you shared that information? Heterosexual friends (HETERO)
TOTAL%
0) Not out169.0
1) Out16291.0
Missing8 
TOTAL178100.0
32) The following lists a variety of people who may know of your sexual orientation. With whom have you shared that information? Members of my professional community (PROFES)
TOTAL%
0) Not out6839.8
1) Out10360.2
Missing15 
TOTAL171100.0
33) This section describes different attitudes and behaviors that lesbians and bisexual women have related to their sexuality. Please circle the number that best represents your attitude or behavior. My sexual orientation is not politically relevant. (NORMAL1)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree9150.6
2) Disagree5832.2
3) Agree2212.2
4) Strongly agree95.0
Missing6 
TOTAL180100.0
34) This section describes different attitudes and behaviors that lesbians and bisexual women have related to their sexuality. Please circle the number that best represents your attitude or behavior. I would not want to be seen in public with dykey looking women. (AMBI1)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree11260.9
2) Disagree5529.9
3) Agree147.6
4) Strongly agree31.6
Missing2 
TOTAL184100.0
35) This section describes different attitudes and behaviors that lesbians and bisexual women have related to their sexuality. Please circle the number that best represents your attitude or behavior. I maintain only superficial relations with heterosexuals. (PASS1)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree10356.3
2) Disagree5932.2
3) Agree1910.4
4) Strongly agree21.1
Missing3 
TOTAL183100.0
36) This section describes different attitudes and behaviors that lesbians and bisexual women have related to their sexuality. Please circle the number that best represents your attitude or behavior. My strongest support comes from my lesbian or bisexual friends. (GROUP1)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree2011.0
2) Disagree6133.7
3) Agree6234.3
4) Strongly agree3821.0
Missing5 
TOTAL181100.0
37) This section describes different attitudes and behaviors that lesbians and bisexual women have related to their sexuality. Please circle the number that best represents your attitude or behavior. When heterosexuals make negative remarks about homosexuals, I always challenge them. (MINST1)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree95.0
2) Disagree7642.0
3) Agree6234.3
4) Strongly agree3418.8
Missing5 
TOTAL181100.0
38) This section describes different attitudes and behaviors that lesbians and bisexual women have related to their sexuality. Please circle the number that best represents your attitude or behavior. I would rather lie than tell my immediate family that I am a lesbian or bisexual. (PASS2)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree12668.9
2) Disagree3820.8
3) Agree94.9
4) Strongly agree105.5
Missing3 
TOTAL183100.0
39) This section describes different attitudes and behaviors that lesbians and bisexual women have related to their sexuality. Please circle the number that best represents your attitude or behavior. I live within a predominantly lesbian/bisexual community. (GROUP2)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree6736.4
2) Disagree7540.8
3) Agree2915.8
4) Strongly agree137.1
Missing2 
TOTAL184100.0
40) This section describes different attitudes and behaviors that lesbians and bisexual women have related to their sexuality. Please circle the number that best represents your attitude or behavior. My circle of close friends includes gay, lesbian, bisexual and straight people. (PASS3)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree11260.9
2) Disagree5529.9
3) Agree137.1
4) Strongly agree42.2
Missing2 
TOTAL184100.0
41) This section describes different attitudes and behaviors that lesbians and bisexual women have related to their sexuality. Please circle the number that best represents your attitude or behavior. I am a better person because I am a lesbian or bisexual. (SUPER1)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree1911.0
2) Disagree5431.2
3) Agree4827.7
4) Strongly agree5230.1
Missing13 
TOTAL173100.0
42) This section describes different attitudes and behaviors that lesbians and bisexual women have related to their sexuality. Please circle the number that best represents your attitude or behavior. I selectively disclose my sexuality to heterosexuals. (PASS4)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree105.4
2) Disagree168.7
3) Agree10154.9
4) Strongly agree5731.0
Missing2 
TOTAL184100.0
43) This section describes different attitudes and behaviors that lesbians and bisexual women have related to their sexuality. Please circle the number that best represents your attitude or behavior. I am a spokeswoman on lesbian/bisexual issues. (MINST2)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree3318.3
2) Disagree6335.0
3) Agree5430.0
4) Strongly agree3016.7
Missing6 
TOTAL180100.0
44) This section describes different attitudes and behaviors that lesbians and bisexual women have related to their sexuality. Please circle the number that best represents your attitude or behavior. Radical lesbians make me feel uneasy. (AMBI2)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree3620.2
2) Disagree6335.4
3) Agree6436.0
4) Strongly agree158.4
Missing8 
TOTAL178100.0
45) This section describes different attitudes and behaviors that lesbians and bisexual women have related to their sexuality. Please circle the number that best represents your attitude or behavior. I have made up stories about a boyfriend in order to hide the fact that I'm a lesbian. (PASS5)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree12567.9
2) Disagree2915.8
3) Agree2413.0
4) Strongly agree63.3
Missing2 
TOTAL184100.0
46) This section describes different attitudes and behaviors that lesbians and bisexual women have related to their sexuality. Please circle the number that best represents your attitude or behavior. I actively participate in gay, lesbian and bisexual community activities. (GROUP7)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree105.6
2) Disagree3620.1
3) Agree6938.5
4) Strongly agree6435.8
Missing7 
TOTAL179100.0
47) This section describes different attitudes and behaviors that lesbians and bisexual women have related to their sexuality. Please circle the number that best represents your attitude or behavior. Homosexuality/bisexuality is a special blessing. (SUPER2)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree84.7
2) Disagree6135.9
3) Agree5331.2
4) Strongly agree4828.2
Missing16 
TOTAL170100.0
48) This section describes different attitudes and behaviors that lesbians and bisexual women have related to their sexuality. Please circle the number that best represents your attitude or behavior. I dislike it when other homosexuals flaunt their sexuality. (AMBI3)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree4223.3
2) Disagree8245.6
3) Agree4424.4
4) Strongly agree126.7
Missing6 
TOTAL180100.0
49) This section describes different attitudes and behaviors that lesbians and bisexual women have related to their sexuality. Please circle the number that best represents your attitude or behavior. I intentionally dress in a manner that identifies me as a lesbian. (MINST4)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree3218.1
2) Disagree11162.7
3) Agree2916.4
4) Strongly agree52.8
Missing9 
TOTAL177100.0
50) This section describes different attitudes and behaviors that lesbians and bisexual women have related to their sexuality. Please circle the number that best represents your attitude or behavior. I do not hide my homosexuality nor do I flaunt it. (NORMAL2)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree63.4
2) Disagree2011.2
3) Agree8748.9
4) Strongly agree6536.5
Missing8 
TOTAL178100.0
51) This section describes different attitudes and behaviors that lesbians and bisexual women have related to their sexuality. Please circle the number that best represents your attitude or behavior. When my partner and I are with heterosexuals, I over-emphasize that we are just friends. (PASS6)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree11063.6
2) Disagree5632.4
3) Agree52.9
4) Strongly agree21.2
Missing13 
TOTAL173100.0
52) This section describes different attitudes and behaviors that lesbians and bisexual women have related to their sexuality. Please circle the number that best represents your attitude or behavior. I speak out frequently on gay, lesbian and bisexual issues. (MINST5)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree105.5
2) Disagree5329.1
3) Agree6937.9
4) Strongly agree5027.5
Missing4 
TOTAL182100.0
53) This section describes different attitudes and behaviors that lesbians and bisexual women have related to their sexuality. Please circle the number that best represents your attitude or behavior. I consider myself to be butch. (MINST6)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree5329.8
2) Disagree9050.6
3) Agree2715.2
4) Strongly agree84.5
Missing8 
TOTAL178100.0
54) This section describes different attitudes and behaviors that lesbians and bisexual women have related to their sexuality. Please circle the number that best represents your attitude or behavior. My homosexuality is not the main focus of my life. (NORMAL3)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree21.1
2) Disagree2513.6
3) Agree12366.8
4) Strongly agree3418.5
Missing2 
TOTAL184100.0
55) This section describes different attitudes and behaviors that lesbians and bisexual women have related to their sexuality. Please circle the number that best represents your attitude or behavior. I intentionally give my time and money to women-centered organizations. (GROUP3)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree52.7
2) Disagree3720.3
3) Agree8848.4
4) Strongly agree5228.6
Missing4 
TOTAL182100.0
56) This section describes different attitudes and behaviors that lesbians and bisexual women have related to their sexuality. Please circle the number that best represents your attitude or behavior. As a lesbian or bisexual, I just want to lead a normal life in society. (NORMAL4)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree21.1
2) Disagree105.5
3) Agree8546.4
4) Strongly agree8647.0
Missing3 
TOTAL183100.0
57) This section describes different attitudes and behaviors that lesbians and bisexual women have related to their sexuality. Please circle the number that best represents your attitude or behavior. By being a lesbian or bisexual, I am better able to empathize with other oppressed groups. (SUPER3)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree10.5
2) Disagree73.8
3) Agree8144.0
4) Strongly agree9551.6
Missing2 
TOTAL184100.0
58) This section describes different attitudes and behaviors that lesbians and bisexual women have related to their sexuality. Please circle the number that best represents your attitude or behavior. I display a pink triangle or other lesbian/gay insignias to identify myself as a homosexual. (GROUP6)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree2312.6
2) Disagree6032.8
3) Agree5831.7
4) Strongly agree4223.0
Missing3 
TOTAL183100.0
59) This section describes different attitudes and behaviors that lesbians and bisexual women have related to their sexuality. Please circle the number that best represents your attitude or behavior. If I were with heterosexual friends and saw a butch friend, I would not acknowledge her. (AMBI4)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree13975.1
2) Disagree4122.2
3) Agree31.6
4) Strongly agree21.1
Missing1 
TOTAL185100.0
60) This section describes different attitudes and behaviors that lesbians and bisexual women have related to their sexuality. Please circle the number that best represents your attitude or behavior. My homosexuality/bisexuality does not make me different from the rest of society. (NORMAL5)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree3217.4
2) Disagree8244.6
3) Agree4323.4
4) Strongly agree2714.7
Missing2 
TOTAL184100.0
61) This section describes different attitudes and behaviors that lesbians and bisexual women have related to their sexuality. Please circle the number that best represents your attitude or behavior. Lesbianism is superior to heterosexuality. (SUPER4)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree6538.0
2) Disagree6940.4
3) Agree2112.3
4) Strongly agree169.4
Missing15 
TOTAL171100.0
62) This section describes different attitudes and behaviors that lesbians and bisexual women have related to their sexuality. Please circle the number that best represents your attitude or behavior. I pay careful attention to my mannerisms, speech and dress so that my homosexuality is not obvious. (PASS7)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree9250.3
2) Disagree7440.4
3) Agree147.7
4) Strongly agree31.6
Missing3 
TOTAL183100.0
63) This section describes different attitudes and behaviors that lesbians and bisexual women have related to their sexuality. Please circle the number that best represents your attitude or behavior. My homo/bisexuality is a special gift. (SUPER5)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree116.9
2) Disagree5936.9
3) Agree4830.0
4) Strongly agree4226.3
Missing26 
TOTAL160100.0
64) This section describes different attitudes and behaviors that lesbians and bisexual women have related to their sexuality. Please circle the number that best represents your attitude or behavior. Lesbians need to support each other. (GROUP4)
TOTAL%
3) Agree5432.0
4) Strongly agree11568.0
Missing17 
TOTAL169100.0
65) This section describes different attitudes and behaviors that lesbians and bisexual women have related to their sexuality. Please circle the number that best represents your attitude or behavior. I spend most of my free time with other lesbians/bisexuals. (GROUP5)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree116.6
2) Disagree5734.1
3) Agree6840.7
4) Strongly agree3118.6
Missing19 
TOTAL167100.0
66) This section describes different attitudes and behaviors that lesbians and bisexual women have related to their sexuality. Please circle the number that best represents your attitude or behavior. Vocal homosexuals draw too much attention to us. (AMBI5)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree6639.3
2) Disagree8852.4
3) Agree137.7
4) Strongly agree10.6
Missing18 
TOTAL168100.0
67) Please think about the religious beliefs you held prior to identifying yourself as a lesbian or bisexual. Circle the number that best represents your level of agreement with these beliefs during that time in your life. The Bible is to be taken literally. (PREEV1)
TOTAL%
0) Missing158.1
1) Strongly disagree6434.4
2) Disagree4725.3
3) Agree3217.2
4) Strongly agree2815.1
TOTAL186100.0
68) Please think about the religious beliefs you held prior to identifying yourself as a lesbian or bisexual. Circle the number that best represents your level of agreement with these beliefs during that time in your life. Salvation is available through faith in Jesus Christ. (PREEV2)
TOTAL%
0) Missing158.1
1) Strongly disagree2211.9
2) Disagree189.7
3) Agree7037.8
4) Strongly agree6032.4
Missing1 
TOTAL185100.0
69) Please think about the religious beliefs you held prior to identifying yourself as a lesbian or bisexual. Circle the number that best represents your level of agreement with these beliefs during that time in your life. The Bible is our authority. (PREEV3)
TOTAL%
0) Missing158.1
1) Strongly disagree3116.7
2) Disagree4323.1
3) Agree6132.8
4) Strongly agree3619.4
TOTAL186100.0
70) Please think about the religious beliefs you held prior to identifying yourself as a lesbian or bisexual. Circle the number that best represents your level of agreement with these beliefs during that time in your life. Evangelism and missions are our duty as Christians. (PREEV4)
TOTAL%
0) Missing168.6
1) Strongly disagree4122.0
2) Disagree4222.6
3) Agree5931.7
4) Strongly agree2815.1
TOTAL186100.0
71) Now think about the time in your life after you accepted your homosexual or bisexual orientation. Circle the number that best represents your level of agreement with these beliefs during that time. The Bible is to be taken literally. (POSTEV1)
TOTAL%
0) Missing147.5
1) Strongly disagree12366.1
2) Disagree4021.5
3) Agree52.7
4) Strongly agree42.2
TOTAL186100.0
72) Now think about the time in your life after you accepted your homosexual or bisexual orientation. Circle the number that best represents your level of agreement with these beliefs during that time. Salvation is available through faith in Jesus Christ. (POSTEV2)
TOTAL%
0) Missing2010.8
1) Strongly disagree4725.4
2) Disagree3217.3
3) Agree5228.1
4) Strongly agree3418.4
Missing1 
TOTAL185100.0
73) Now think about the time in your life after you accepted your homosexual or bisexual orientation. Circle the number that best represents your level of agreement with these beliefs during that time. The Bible is our authority. (POSTEV3)
TOTAL%
0) Missing179.1
1) Strongly disagree7640.9
2) Disagree5228.0
3) Agree3418.3
4) Strongly agree73.8
TOTAL186100.0
74) Now think about the time in your life after you accepted your homosexual or bisexual orientation. Circle the number that best represents your level of agreement with these beliefs during that time. Evangelism and missions are our duty as Christians. (POSTEV4)
TOTAL%
0) Missing179.1
1) Strongly disagree8043.0
2) Disagree4825.8
3) Agree2815.1
4) Strongly agree137.0
TOTAL186100.0
75) At what age did you first identify yourself as a Christian? (AGEXIAN)
TOTAL%
3) 32.6
4) 97.8
5) 97.8
6) 97.8
7) 65.2
8) 43.4
9) 86.9
10) 108.6
11) 43.4
12) 119.5
13) 65.2
14) 54.3
15) 76.0
16) 54.3
17) 54.3
18) 10.9
19) 21.7
20) 10.9
22) 10.9
25) 21.7
27) 32.6
28) 21.7
30) 10.9
31) 21.7
Missing70 
TOTAL116100.0
76) At what age did you first become sexually involved with a man? (AGEMALE)
TOTAL%
4) 10.8
5) 10.8
6) 10.8
10) 10.8
13) 10.8
14) 43.1
15) 1511.5
16) 129.2
17) 1914.6
18) 1713.1
19) 1511.5
20) 64.6
21) 1410.8
22) 129.2
23) 32.3
24) 32.3
25) 21.5
30) 10.8
31) 10.8
33) 10.8
Missing56 
TOTAL130100.0
77) At what age did you first become sexually involved with a woman? (AGEFEM)
TOTAL%
5) 10.6
8) 10.6
11) 10.6
14) 42.2
15) 10.6
16) 63.4
17) 116.1
18) 116.1
19) 1810.1
20) 63.4
21) 137.3
22) 126.7
23) 105.6
24) 73.9
25) 116.1
26) 116.1
27) 73.9
28) 73.9
29) 42.2
30) 21.1
32) 10.6
33) 42.2
34) 42.2
35) 63.4
36) 21.1
37) 31.7
38) 21.1
40) 31.7
42) 10.6
43) 21.1
45) 21.1
47) 10.6
49) 10.6
50) 10.6
51) 10.6
53) 10.6
Missing7 
TOTAL179100.0
78) At what age did you first suspect you might be a lesbian? (AGESUSL)
TOTAL%
3) 21.1
5) 10.6
7) 21.1
8) 52.8
9) 10.6
10) 42.3
11) 10.6
12) 52.8
13) 63.4
14) 105.7
15) 95.1
16) 95.1
17) 84.5
18) 179.7
19) 158.5
20) 169.1
21) 74.0
22) 21.1
23) 63.4
24) 52.8
25) 84.5
26) 10.6
27) 21.1
28) 74.0
30) 21.1
32) 31.7
33) 21.1
34) 10.6
35) 52.8
37) 21.1
38) 21.1
39) 10.6
40) 21.1
41) 10.6
42) 10.6
43) 10.6
44) 10.6
46) 10.6
47) 10.6
55) 10.6
Missing10 
TOTAL176100.0
79) At what age did you first identify yourself as a lesbian? (AGELES)
TOTAL%
12) 10.6
13) 10.6
14) 10.6
15) 10.6
16) 10.6
17) 52.9
18) 84.7
19) 127.0
20) 116.4
21) 116.4
22) 74.1
23) 84.7
24) 116.4
25) 116.4
26) 95.2
27) 95.2
28) 52.9
29) 52.9
30) 84.7
31) 10.6
32) 31.7
33) 63.5
34) 42.3
35) 21.2
36) 21.2
37) 42.3
38) 74.1
40) 10.6
41) 21.2
42) 31.7
43) 21.2
44) 10.6
45) 10.6
46) 10.6
47) 10.6
49) 21.2
50) 10.6
51) 10.6
56) 10.6
68) 10.6
Missing14 
TOTAL172100.0
80) At what age did you first suspect you might be a bisexual? (AGESUSB)
TOTAL%
0) 12.2
14) 12.2
15) 12.2
16) 12.2
18) 510.9
19) 510.9
20) 36.5
21) 36.5
22) 24.3
23) 24.3
24) 12.2
25) 24.3
26) 36.5
27) 12.2
28) 24.3
29) 12.2
30) 24.3
32) 12.2
35) 12.2
36) 24.3
37) 12.2
38) 12.2
44) 12.2
45) 12.2
47) 12.2
52) 12.2
Missing140 
TOTAL46100.0
81) At what age did you first identify yourself as a bisexual? (AGEIDBI)
TOTAL%
0) 13.2
15) 13.2
18) 26.5
19) 516.1
21) 13.2
22) 412.9
23) 39.7
24) 13.2
25) 13.2
26) 26.5
28) 13.2
29) 13.2
30) 13.2
32) 26.5
34) 26.5
37) 13.2
49) 13.2
55) 13.2
Missing155 
TOTAL31100.0
82) Have you ever identified yourself as an evangelical or born-again Christian? (BORNAGE)
TOTAL%
0) Not born again13069.9
1) Born again5630.1
TOTAL186100.0
83) Have you attended other churches between your first and present churches? (CURCH3)
TOTAL%
0) Non-evangelical11762.9
1) Evangelical84.3
2) No church affiliation5931.7
9) Unknown (Not enough information to code)21.1
TOTAL186100.0
84) Evangelical scale total score (EVANSCT)
TOTAL%
0) 137.5
5) 10.6
8) 169.2
9) 21.2
10) 52.9
11) 42.3
12) 95.2
13) 31.7
14) 84.6
15) 63.5
16) 148.1
17) 126.9
18) 158.7
19) 84.6
20) 105.8
21) 84.6
22) 95.2
23) 63.5
24) 84.6
25) 31.7
26) 31.7
27) 42.3
28) 21.2
29) 21.2
31) 10.6
32) 10.6
Missing13 
TOTAL173100.0
85) Some lesbians or bisexual women have said that their coming out has influenced their religious beliefs. Others have mentioned that feminism affected their beliefs. Have you experienced any change in your beliefs as a result of either one? If yes, how have they changed and which has been more influential? (FEMIN)
TOTAL%
0) Not feminism14282.1
1) Feminism3117.9
Missing13 
TOTAL173100.0
86) Some lesbians or bisexual women have said that their coming out has influenced their religious beliefs. Others have mentioned that feminism affected their beliefs. Have you experienced any change in your beliefs as a result of either one? If yes, how have they changed and which has been more influential? (MOREFEM)
TOTAL%
0) No or not mentioned12069.4
1) Yes5330.6
Missing13 
TOTAL173100.0
87) Some lesbians or bisexual women have said that their coming out has influenced their religious beliefs. Others have mentioned that feminism affected their beliefs. Have you experienced any change in your beliefs as a result of either one? If yes, how have they changed and which has been more influential? (COMOUT)
TOTAL%
0) No or not mentioned14684.4
1) Yes2715.6
Missing13 
TOTAL173100.0
88) Some lesbians or bisexual women have said that their coming out has influenced their religious beliefs. Others have mentioned that feminism affected their beliefs. Have you experienced any change in your beliefs as a result of either one? If yes, how have they changed and which has been more influential? (PERSONAL)
TOTAL%
0) No or not mentioned12974.6
1) Yes4425.4
Missing13 
TOTAL173100.0
89) Some lesbians or bisexual women have said that their coming out has influenced their religious beliefs. Others have mentioned that feminism affected their beliefs. Have you experienced any change in your beliefs as a result of either one? If yes, how have they changed and which has been more influential? (UNIVERS)
TOTAL%
0) No or not mentioned13678.6
1) Yes3721.4
Missing13 
TOTAL173100.0
90) Listwise sum of PASS1-PASS7 (TOTPASS)
TOTAL%
7) 31.8
8) 53.0
9) 137.8
10) 3118.7
11) 3018.1
12) 159.0
13) 2515.1
14) 137.8
15) 159.0
16) 31.8
17) 42.4
18) 31.8
19) 42.4
20) 21.2
Missing20 
TOTAL166100.0
91) Pre-coming out evangelical beliefs, casewise summation: PREEV1-PREEV4 (PRETOT)
TOTAL%
0) 147.6
3) 10.5
4) 189.7
5) 31.6
6) 105.4
7) 84.3
8) 147.6
9) 2010.8
10) 1910.3
11) 1910.3
12) 168.6
13) 94.9
14) 52.7
15) 168.6
16) 137.0
Missing1 
TOTAL185100.0
92) Post-coming out evangelical beliefs, casewise summation: POSTEV1-POSTEV4 (POSTTOT)
TOTAL%
0) 137.0
2) 31.6
3) 21.1
4) 4323.2
5) 115.9
6) 137.0
7) 2111.4
8) 2111.4
9) 168.6
10) 189.7
11) 105.4
12) 52.7
13) 31.6
14) 31.6
15) 21.1
16) 10.5
Missing1 
TOTAL185100.0
93) Listwise summation of MINST1, MINST2, MINST4-MINST6; where no MINST3 existed (TOTMINST)
TOTAL%
5) 10.6
6) 21.2
7) 53.1
8) 95.5
9) 138.0
10) 2414.7
11) 2314.1
12) 1710.4
13) 1710.4
14) 1710.4
15) 138.0
16) 84.9
17) 106.1
18) 10.6
19) 21.2
20) 10.6
Missing23 
TOTAL163100.0
94) Listwise summation of NORMAL1-NORMALl5 (TOTNORM)
TOTAL%
9) 10.6
10) 95.4
11) 148.4
12) 2313.9
13) 3822.9
14) 2917.5
15) 2213.3
16) 148.4
17) 74.2
18) 42.4
19) 42.4
20) 10.6
Missing20 
TOTAL166100.0
95) Listwise summation of GROUP1-GROUP7 (TOTGRP)
TOTAL%
10) 10.6
11) 10.6
13) 53.2
14) 63.8
15) 74.5
16) 106.4
17) 127.6
18) 127.6
19) 1610.2
20) 2113.4
21) 148.9
22) 159.6
23) 106.4
24) 117.0
25) 85.1
26) 42.5
27) 21.3
28) 21.3
Missing29 
TOTAL157100.0
96) Listwise summation of SUPER1-SUPER5 (TOTSUP)
TOTAL%
5) 10.7
8) 64.2
9) 42.8
10) 1510.4
11) 74.9
12) 2114.6
13) 1913.2
14) 1812.5
15) 128.3
16) 117.6
17) 85.6
18) 106.9
19) 42.8
20) 85.6
Missing42 
TOTAL144100.0
97) Listwise summation of AMBI1-AMBI5 (TOTAMBIV)
TOTAL%
5) 1710.6
6) 1610.0
7) 1911.9
8) 2415.0
9) 2213.8
10) 148.8
11) 2213.8
12) 138.1
13) 53.1
14) 31.9
15) 53.1
Missing26 
TOTAL160100.0
98) Number of interim church affiliations that were evangelical (INTREVAN)
TOTAL%
0) 16789.8
1) 137.0
2) 42.2
3) 21.1
TOTAL186100.0
99) Sum of church affiliations, pre and post-coming out evangelical beliefs, self-id (TOTLEVAN)
TOTAL%
0) 73.8
1) 63.2
2) 10.5
5) 10.5
8) 158.1
9) 52.7
10) 31.6
11) 73.8
12) 94.8
13) 21.1
14) 94.8
15) 31.6
16) 137.0
17) 158.1
18) 126.5
19) 94.8
20) 115.9
21) 105.4
22) 94.8
23) 31.6
24) 94.8
25) 63.2
26) 73.8
27) 21.1
28) 10.5
29) 21.1
30) 52.7
32) 21.1
33) 10.5
34) 10.5
TOTAL186100.0
100) Pre-coming out evangelical score (PRECOM)
TOTAL%
0) 94.9
1) 52.7
3) 10.5
4) 168.6
5) 42.2
6) 94.9
7) 105.4
8) 115.9
9) 189.7
10) 189.7
11) 179.2
12) 137.0
13) 126.5
14) 73.8
15) 84.3
16) 115.9
17) 115.9
18) 52.7
Missing1 
TOTAL185100.0
101) No response to AGEXIAN (XIANORES)
TOTAL%
0) No response7037.6
1) Response11662.4
TOTAL186100.0
102) Catholic or Protestant at original church affiliation (CATHPROT)
TOTAL%
0) Catholic6133.3
1) Protestant12266.7
Missing3 
TOTAL183100.0
103) Substituted 8.5 for Roman Catholics and 11 for Protestants missing information on age (MODXIAN2)
TOTAL%
3) 31.6
4) 94.9
5) 94.9
6) 94.9
7) 63.2
8) 42.2
8.5) 2915.7
9) 84.3
10) 105.4
11) 4423.8
12) 115.9
13) 63.2
14) 52.7
15) 73.8
16) 52.7
17) 52.7
18) 10.5
19) 21.1
20) 10.5
22) 10.5
25) 21.1
27) 31.6
28) 21.1
30) 10.5
31) 21.1
Missing1 
TOTAL185100.0
104) I-RELIGION: Catholic or Protestant at original church affiliation (for use with online analysis) (I-RELIGION)
TOTAL%
0) Catholic6133.3
1) Protestant12266.7
Missing3 
TOTAL183100.0
105) I-RACE: Race/Ethnicity (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-RACE)
TOTAL%
1) White/non-Hispanic16696.0
2) Black/non-Hispanic21.2
3) Other52.9
Missing13 
TOTAL173100.0
106) I-EDUC: Educational attainment (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-EDUC)
TOTAL%
1) Did not complete high school42.2
2) High school diploma/GED recipient147.6
3) Associate's degree84.3
4) Bachelor's degree6133.0
5) Post graduate education9853.0
Missing1 
TOTAL185100.0