Register Now

Site Navigation

gay news News

gay directory Directory

gay travel Travel

gay weddings Weddings

gay real estate Real Estate

gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender people People

free gay personals Personals

gay careers Careers

email Gayapolis Email Us

Gayapolis Home Page Home



US: Gay Marriage Poll Shocker - 62% of Catholics Support Marriage Equality
The Washington Post-ABC News poll shows that same-sex marriage is supported by 53 percent of those surveyed. That's amazing. For the first time in the poll's history, the level of support for marriage equality cracked 50 percent. For the first time, a majority of men (53 percent) say yes to allowing gays to wed. But what's truly historic is where white Catholics are on this issue.

The question was straightforward: "Do you think it should be illegal or legal for gay and lesbian couples to get married?" In February 2010, an astounding 55 percent of white Catholics said "legal." In the current poll, the number jumped 8 points to 63 percent. This Post-ABC News poll corresponds with a Gallup poll I gasped at in June 2010. That survey showed that Catholics (62 percent) and men (53 percent) were leading the charge on acceptance of same-sex marriage, which was supported by 52 percent of all surveyed.

This doesn't come as a surprise to Phil Attey, executive director of Catholics for Equality, who alerted me to this interesting nugget in the Post-ABC News polling data. "American Catholics consistently poll higher on progressive social justice issues -- including the freedom to marry for all," he said.

Full Story from Post Partisan

Click here for gay marriage resources. 
Click Here to Return to the Gayapolis News Section

Published on:  March 21, 2011

Most Recent Articles on

Pulau Langkawi: Heaven Island - The Scruffy Italian Traveler - October 19, 2016
Gay Friendly Buenos Aires Hotels - Nomadic Boys - October 17, 2016
Eating Out: London - October 15, 2016
TRAVELING IN OUR FABULOUS GAY WORLD: North Fork on Long Island, New York - October 14, 2016
Romantic Road Trip in Northeast Argentina - October 12, 2016
Paris's Crazy Gay Scene - October 12, 2016
Gay Athens - The Scruffy Italian Traveler - October 8, 2016
Pink Dot is Back in Hong Kong - October 6, 2016
Tempting Toronto - October 2, 2016
Gay L.A. - October 2, 2016

Sign up for free daily news updates from Gayapolis






Home - News - Directory - Travel - Weddings - Real-Estate - People - Careers - My Account - Log Out
Linking to Gayapolis - Web Site Services - About Gayapolis - Contact Us - Advertising Information - Usage/Privacy Policy
Purple Roofs Travel Directory - Purple Unions Wedding Directory - Gay Realty Network - Mi Casa Su Casa Home Trade - Mongoose On The Loose Web Design
Contents ©2000-2008 Gayapolis, Inc.