Jim Burroway of Looking for Sam crunches some numbers and discovers that Arizona antigay activists are marketing several statistical lies as “facts.”

Among the misrepresentations:

  • The myth that homosexual men have on average eight partners per year
  • The myth that gay relationships last, on average, 1 1/2 years

As with propagandist Paul Cameron’s “research,” these numbers appear to have been cooked up by studying HIV/AIDS patients — not average gay men — and by purposely excluding suburban, rural, monogamous, middle-aged, and elderly gay men and lesbians from the survey samples.

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