Majorities of Every Age Group Under 70 Support Marriage Equality in Rhode Island

By: Wednesday March 6, 2013 11:04 am

There is only one age group of Rhode Island voters — people over 70 — that doesn’t support marriage equality by over 58%, a Brown University survey has determined. “The poll found generational differences among supporters and opponents of same-sex marriage. The highest level of support for same-sex marriage came from registered voters ages 30 [...]

59 Percent of Voters Oppose Section 3 of DOMA

By: Tuesday February 19, 2013 1:29 pm

Fifty-nine percent (59%) of American registered voters oppose Section 3 of the federal Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), according to a new poll commissioned by the Center for American Progress and Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders (GLAD). Section 3 of DOMA is the portion of the law which prohibits the federal government from recognizing [...]

Why Do Some States Have More LGBT People Than Others?

By: Saturday February 16, 2013 11:58 am

Just in from Gallop: The percentage of U.S. adults who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender (LGBT) ranges from 1.7% in North Dakota to 5.1% in Hawaii and 10% in the District of Columbia, according to Gallup surveys conducted from June-December 2012. Residents in the District of Columbia were most likely to identify as [...]

Test Your Friends: Do They Know To Vote “APPROVED” On Referendum 74?

By: Tuesday September 18, 2012 6:09 pm

To keep Washington state’s freedom to marry law on the books, voters must vote “Approved” on Referendum 74 this November.  But a recent poll found that 11% of pro-equality voters would have mistakenly voted against equality. The pollster determined this by asking the two following questions: 1) Referendum 74 concerns same-sex marriage.  The ballot title [...]

Support for Marriage Equality Strengthens in Washington State, But Are We “There” Yet?

By: Tuesday September 11, 2012 4:35 pm

Some excellent news from SurveyUSA, but don’t let it make you complacent. SurveyUSA recently asked 524 likely voters in Washington state “A new law passed by the legislature would allow same-sex couples to marry in Washington state. Should this law be approved? Or rejected?”. The response: Approved – 56% Rejected – 38% Not Sure – [...]

Over 71 Percent of College Freshmen Support Same-Sex Marriage

By: Wednesday February 1, 2012 12:27 pm

An astonishing 71.3% of college freshmen support marriage equality for gay and lesbian couples, according to UCLA’s Freshman Survey, an annual national survey of first-year students entering four-year colleges and universities. Alana Klein Prisco of UCLA describes the results (emphasis added): An unprecedented 71.3 percent of incoming college students indicated that same-sex couples should have [...]

NC: latest PPP poll shows voters do not know how extreme the marriage discrimination is

By: Friday December 9, 2011 3:02 pm

The vote on the amendment is May 8, 2012, so there is not a lot of time to educate voters around the state about just how extreme this ballot initiative is. Public Policy Polling’s latest data shows just how confused many North Carolinians are about the scope of the effect if this is passed. Most North Carolinians are [...]

Washington voters are more ready than ever for marriage equality

By: Monday October 31, 2011 1:44 pm

It looks like marriage equality advocates in Washington have been doing their homework. For the 6th year running, the number of pro-equality voters in Washington state has increased. Washington offers full domestic partnerships to same-sex couples and to elder heterosexual couples, but a 1998 law limits civil marriage to heterosexual couples in the state. The [...]

Fox News poll says DADT repeal will not affect America’s ability to defend itself

By: Sunday December 19, 2010 9:12 pm

Will Ending ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ Affect America’s Ability to Defend Itself? This has got to be giving Fox News’s GOP handlers heartburn.  The Fox News “You Decide” poll on Saturday asked “Will Ending ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ Affect America’s Ability to Defend Itself?“. In classic biased Fox News style, the answer choices are all [...]

Washington keeps trending towards marriage equality but isn’t there yet

By: Tuesday October 19, 2010 12:08 pm

For the 5th year in a row, the number of pro-equality voters in Washington state is increasing.  Last week The Washington Poll released the results of their annual fall poll of likely voters on questions including this one: Q: Which of the following statements best describes your views on the issue of same-sex marriage? Gay [...]

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