Danielle Cuddington is a research intern with the Pew Research Center's Hispanic Center and Social and Demographic Trends project. She earned her BA with highest honors from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where she studied Sociology and Women’s and Gender Studies. While at UNC, she was a research assistant for faculty at the Carolina Population Center (CPC), which is a community of scholars and professionals collaborating on interdisciplinary research and methods that advance understanding of population issues. Her senior thesis focused on the impact of U.S. bound migration on Latin American migrants’ religiosity.
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Latinos’ changing views of same-sex marriage
Latinos’ views of same-sex marriage have changed dramatically in recent years. In 2012 for the first time, more Latinos said they favored same-sex marriage than opposed it (52% versus 34%) according to Pew Hispanic Center surveys.