Americans’ comfort levels with using gender-neutral pronouns to refer to someone have remained static since 2017.
More Americans also say evangelical Christians, business corporations and the military will lose than gain influence in Washington.
In most of the 18 countries analyzed, religiously unaffiliated adults were more likely to say homosexuality should be accepted by society.
Despite major changes in laws and norms surrounding the issue of same-sex marriage and the rights of LGBT people around the world, public opinion on the acceptance of homosexuality in society remains sharply divided by country, region and economic development.
Views differ sharply by party and age when it comes to whether forms or online profiles should include gender options other than “man” and “woman.”
Worldwide, most of the countries that allow gay marriage are in Western Europe. In the Americas, five countries have legalized gay marriage.
A growing number of governments around the world are considering whether to grant legal recognition to same-sex marriages. So far, 30 countries and territories have enacted national laws allowing gays and lesbians to marry, mostly in Europe and the Americas. In Mexico, some jurisdictions allow same-sex couples to wed, while others do not. Below is […]
The share of Americans who favor same sex marriage has grown in recent years, though there are still demographic and partisan divides.
A majority of Americans (61%) favor allowing gays and lesbians to marry legally, while about half as many (31%) oppose same-sex marriage. Republicans and Democrats remain deeply divided over legal marriage for gays and lesbians – though support has increased significantly in both parties over the past 15 years.
Sortable table below showing major laws aimed at the LGBT community in the 15 countries that once made up Soviet Union.