TITLE

American attitudes toward homosexuality continue to become more tolerant

AUTHOR(S)
McKay, Alexander
PUB. DATE
September 2000
SOURCE
Canadian Journal of Human Sexuality;2000, Vol. 9 Issue 3, p212
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Although it is clear that public discussion of sexual orientation has increased significantly in recent decades and that issues of gay and lesbian rights have continued to move to the forefront of public and political discourse, homosexuality remains controversial. The Gallup Organization Inc. has been conducting polls of American attitudes towards homosexuality since 1977. Their latest poll, using a randomly selected national sample of 1,012 Americans 18 and older who were interviewed by telephone, was conducted on May 10 to 14,2001. In his report, Newport presents findings from the latest survey and provides comparisons with the findings from previous Gallup surveys.
ACCESSION #
5098686

 

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