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Chart showing about 6 percent of men who report being on probation or parole in the past year identify as gay or bisexual, compared to just under 4 percent of the general male population

Data Source: Probation and parole data compiled by the Prison Policy Initiative using data from Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2019; general population data are from The Williams Institute’s How Many People are Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender?. (Graph: Alexi Jones, 2021)

This graph originally appeared in Visualizing the unequal treatment of LGBTQ people in the criminal justice system.

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