Texas, USA: Houston’s Marriage Equality Support Grows, Survey Says

Written by scott on April 23rd, 2013

titleA new survey finds that Houston’s support for gay marriage has reached 52%. Melanie Nathan at GayUSA reports:

Support for gay rights has grown consistently and significantly in recent years, Klineberg said. Today more than half of all Houstonians (52 percent) believe that “homosexuality is something people cannot change” rather than “something people choose.” This view was held by 44 percent of the survey participants in 2011 and 39 percent in 2009. In addition, support for same-sex marriage is at an all-time high, with nearly half the population (46 percent) now in favor, compared with 43 percent in 2009 and 32 percent in 1997. “Increasingly, homosexuality is coming to be seen as a part of the natural variation in the human condition and not so much as a personal choice subject to moral censure,” Klineberg said.

Now if the rest of Texas would just follow suit…

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1 Comments so far ↓

  1. Al Oertwig says:

    The Mayor of Houston is both a great leader, a terrific human being; and a lesbian. I would hope that would impact a survey like this.

    Al Oertwig, former St. Paul School Board Chair & a gay man

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