Retrieved February 27, Accessibility links Skip to main content Keyboard shortcuts for audio player. Support for same-sex marriage has risen among both men and women in recent years. Retrieved July 16, Overall, weekly attenders of any type of religious service were less likely to support same-sex marriage, at just 39 percent compared with 75 percent of those who attend less than weekly. Recognition of same-sex unions in Colorado Recognition of same-sex unions in Texas Recognition of same-sex unions in Florida.
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Support for Same-Sex Marriage Grows, Even Among Groups That Had Been Skeptical
The increase in the share of adults who favor same-sex marriage is due in part to generational change. Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email. Inroughly one-third of both whites and blacks expressed support for same-sex marriage. About Pew Research Center Pew Research Center is a nonpartisan fact tank that informs the public about the issues, attitudes and trends shaping the world. Archived from the original on May 5, The South, once a conservative bastion, is changing".
Here are six takeaways from the report. Although blacks remain less likely than whites and Hispanics to favor allowing gays and lesbians to marry, the share who favor gay marriage has also dramatically increased over the past decade: Public support for same-sex marriage continued to grow in No recent polling data. Retrieved October 8, But it's the first time more than half of the Boomer generation has expressed support for same-sex marriage. The growth in public support for same-sex marriage comes at a time when the issue is still a matter of public debate and litigation.