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Edgerton

Edgerton website     |     Population = 184

General results

Response rate
(# | %)
Comfortable having LGBTQ
in group (1-7 ± SD)
Roommate:
LGBQ (1-7 ± SD)
Roommate:
Trans (1-7 ± SD)
LBGTQ Ally
(yes | no | unsure)
Know LBGTQ in living group
(yes | no | unsure)
Group attitude toward
LGBTQ (1-7 ± SD)
12
6.5%
6.50 ± 1.12
6.25 ± 1.23
5.83 ± 1.52
yes: 66.7%
no: 8.3%
unsure: 25.0%
yes: 25.0%
no: 58.3%
unsure: 16.7%
5.92 ± 1.11
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Language results

Frequency of word use - joking
(1-7 ± SD)
Joking reaction? Bothers - speak out
(%)
Joking reaction? Bothers - ask someone else
(%)
Joking reaction? Bothers - ignore
(%)
Joking reaction? Doesn't bother - ignore
(%)
Joking reaction? Doesn't bother - feel accepted/included
(%)
Joking reaction? Doesn't bother - join in
(%)
5.00 ± 2.12
33.3%
8.3%
33.3%
16.7%
0.0%
8.3%
Frequency of word use - derogatory
(1-7 ± SD)
Derogatory reaction? Bothers - speak out
(%)
Derogatory reaction? Bothers - ask someone else
(%)
Derogatory reaction? Bothers - ignore
(%)
Derogatory reaction? Doesn't bother - ignore
(%)
Derogatory reaction? Doesn't bother - feel accepted/included
(%)
Derogatory reaction? Doesn't bother - join in
(%)
6.75 ± 0.43
88.9%
0.0%
0.0%
11.1%
0.0%
0.0%

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Comments (primary residence)

"Edgerton has very little interaction between people who live in different apartments, so experience is very variable depending on the randomly assigned roommates you get. In my case, I got assigned to a roommate who is very nice, but is from a country where being gay is a capital crime, and who has made it fairly clear he approves of this because "it's good for family values". This has made me very uncomfortable because, while I am out as genderqueer among my friends, I am afraid of appearing or dressing other than stereotypically male in my own apartment because of my roommate."

"It's 2012, in one of most liberal and intellectual places on the planet. Sexual orientation is a non-issue at Edgerton. Be a likable person, whoever you are, and you will be liked in return."

"I don't know if anyone here is LBGTQ, and I guess that's a good thing...people here don't target them or single them out, and it also proves they're just like everyone else. People are people. *shrug*"

"Many of my friends growing up were LBGTQ, and so I have never experienced an atmosphere that was derogatory towards them, though we were all aware it was "out there". We were lucky, I suppose."

"I think this survey is harmful. If you live in a house and don't know there is a LGBT member but then see the results of this survey where 80% of the people in your house know of a person, then you will want to find out who it is. This survey is making people come out before they are comfortable with it. "

"Sexual orientation is just another idiosyncrasy. If I liked to walk around my apartment naked, I will have to find people that are ok with it, and not everyone is. In the end some people won't be comfortable and you have to understand that. If not, then there has to be more surveys: people who have pets, people who like loud music, people that like smelly foods, people that have bad hygiene, etc. I am willing to respond to all these surveys. "

Comments (secondary residence)

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