The survey was conducted online from Sept. The presidential vote preferences of LGB voters this year are largely consistent with past elections. LGB voters are not only strong supporters of Democratic candidates; they also tend to have broadly liberal political values on a variety of topics, in some cases differing significantly from the views of the electorate as a whole. Note: Data in this post are based on self-identification as lesbian, gay or bisexual.
Lesbian and Gay Rights 101
Poll Tracks Dramatic Rise In Support for Gay Marriage - ABC News
It was a chaotic scene on the House floor Thursday morning after an amendment to help protect LGBT people from discrimination failed by just one vote as Republicans succeeded in convincing a few members of their own party to switch their votes to help ensure the measure would not pass. Boos erupted from the House floor as the measure failed. Republican leaders kept the vote open longer allowing members to switch their votes. The vote was originally scheduled to only last two minutes but was held open for eight minutes. The House reached an all-time low as HouseGOP bullied colleagues into changing their votes against an amdt fighting discrimination.
Poll: Approval of same-sex marriage in U.S. reaches new high
Yeah, definitely. Personally, I feel that discrimination against gays is one of the worst kinds of discrimination. I do support their rights, and also the rights of any group. Yes of course although there should be no need for "Gay rights" issues in this day and age. Someone's sexual persuasion should have nothing to do with employment, schooling or how they are treated in life.
The GenForward survey of Americans ages found that support for those policies has increased over the past two years, especially among young whites. But relatively few of these young adults consider rights for people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender to be among the top issues facing the United States. Across racial and ethnic groups, broad majorities support training police on transgender issues, government support for organizations for LGBT youth and insurance coverage for transgender health issues.