According to a new Quinnipiac poll, 27 percent of blacks, 38 percent of whites, and 52 percent of Hispanics support same-sex marriage. The same poll has 48 percent of blacks, 56 percent of whites, and 71 percent of Hispanics in favor of repealing the law against gays and lesbians serving openly in the military. Forty-five percent or blacks, 43 percent of whites, and 62 percent of Hispanics agree that ending discrimination against gay men and women is as
necessary today as ending discrimination against blacks was in the 1960s.
The poll also finds that zero percent of blacks, two percent of whites, and four percent of Hispanics consider themselves gay or lesbian. And that two percent of blacks, one percent of whites, and eleven (!) percent of Hispanics consider themselves bisexual.
Previous polls show that Hispanics are less likely to support gay rights than whites. What’s up with these numbers, O Quinnipiac?
P.S. Among the religious tribes, support for gay marriage runs at 27 percent for Protestants, 43 percent for Catholics, and 81 percent for Jews. Those numbers I believe.