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Same Sex Marriage Poll

Majority Say Gay Marriage Is Backed By Constitution

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 06.06.2014 | Politics

Most Americans agree with recent court rulings that gay marriage is a constitutional right, according to a Washington Post/ABC poll released Friday --...

Most Young Republicans Support Gay Marriage

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 03.10.2014 | Politics

The majority of Republicans ages 18 to 29 think gays and lesbians should be allowed to marry, according to a Pew Research poll. Sixty-one percent ...

Emily Swanson

Republicans Expect To Lose Fight Over Gay Marriage, Legal Weed | Emily Swanson | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

Americans of all stripes predict more states will allow same-sex marriage and recreational marijuana by the end of 2014, a HuffPost/YouGov poll finds,...

Marriage Equality Gaining Momentum Ahead of Pending Supreme Court Rulings

Alex Lundry | Posted 08.07.2013 | Gay Voices
Alex Lundry

Pew Research's polling, which comes just a few weeks before the Supreme Court will determine the constitutionality of DOMA and California's Proposition 8, underscores how rapidly the nation has evolved over a relatively short time on marriage rights.

Poll: Most Believe Gay Marriage 'Inevitable'

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 06.06.2013 | Politics

Gay marriage remains a divisive issue, but the majority of both supporters and opponents now agree it's here to stay. Polling released Thursday by ...

Poll Shows Shift In Gay Marriage Views

Richmond Times-Dispatch | Olympia Meola | Posted 05.31.2013 | Politics

As the U.S. Supreme Court ponders gay rights amid a national debate over same-sex marriage, the ground is softening in Virginia. A new poll shows Vir...

Emily Swanson

Polls Show Big Reason For Shift In Gay Marriage Support | Emily Swanson | Posted 03.21.2013 | Politics

Last week, Sen. Rob Portman (R-Ohio) announced he supports gay marriage after years of opposing it, saying he changed his mind after his son came out ...

Poll Shows Strong Shift In Support For Gay Marriage

AP | JENNIFER C. KERR | Posted 03.20.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The nation's views on gay marriage are more favorable in large part because of a shift in attitudes among those who know someone who is ...

Poll: Gay Marriage Support Hits New High

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 03.19.2013 | Politics

A record high 58 percent of Americans believe gay marriage should be legal, according to a Washington Post/ABC News poll released Monday. The resul...

Poll Finds More Americans Support Same-Sex Marriage

The Huffington Post | Alana Horowitz | Posted 12.09.2012 | Gay Voices

The plurality of Americans said they support same-sex marriage, according to a new poll. The poll, released by POLITICO and George Washington Unive...

Mark Blumenthal

New Poll Shows Significant Shift In Support For Gay Marriage | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 07.31.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The likely inclusion of a plank supporting marriage equality in the Democratic Party platform reflects a significant shift in opinion am...

Big Obama Announcement Fails To Move Needle

AP | PHILIP ELLIOTT and DENNIS JUNIUS | Posted 08.22.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama's endorsement of gay marriage appears to have made Americans on both sides of the issue even more entrenched...

Lila Shapiro

New Poll Suggests Knowing Gays Can Shift Attitudes On Same-Sex Marriage | Lila Shapiro | Posted 06.08.2012 | Gay Voices

Same-sex marriage is a politically divisive issue, with support for and against often following party lines, but Americans' attitudes about it might b...

Name Your Poison: Gay Marriage or Global Warming?

Byron Kennard | Posted 12.09.2011 | Gay Voices
Byron Kennard

Gays "stole the march" on intolerance by using mass media and pop culture to build public support for gay marriage. Shows like Modern Family and Glee subversively undermine homophobia with comedy.

The New Majority In The Same-Sex Marriage Debate

Robert P. Jones, Ph.D. | Posted 07.20.2011 | Religion
Robert P. Jones, Ph.D.

We now have no less than four reputable national public opinion surveys in three months showing a slim majority of Americans now support allowing gay and lesbian couples to marry.

Poll: Support For Gay Marriage Growing

The Huffington Post | Emily Swanson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A new poll released Thursday by the Pew Research Center finds growing support in the U.S. for allowing same-sex marriage, with as many Americans now f...