Predicting the support of same-sex relationship rights among social work students. Juric banned from training by Swiss club The World Game. In a conceptual replication of Study 1 with a measure of behavioral intention, we obtained additional support in Study 2 for the hypothesis that religiosity would predict willingness to protest against same-sex marriage, and that this relationship would be mediated by sexual prejudice. Still, the partisan divide on the acceptance of homosexuality has widened. Because of the observational nature of our research, we are unable to draw causal conclusions Thoemmes, Journal of Homosexuality36
Political conservatism involves two distinct but correlated components, namely, resistance to change and opposition to equality Jost, ; Jost et al.
Same-sex marriage: Conservative and liberal views
The impact of marriage denial on the mental health and sexual citizenship of lesbians and gay men in the United States. Publications Jan 18, Republicans and Republican leaners take the opposite view: In Study 4a, we investigated the effects of religiosity, resistance to change, opposition to equality, and sexual prejudice on opposition to same-sex marriage. A plurality of participants identified as Christian, Catholic, or Protestant We therefore proceeded with the fitting of serial multiple mediation models.
Although the current research program illuminates clear connections among religiosity, sexual prejudice, and opposition to same-sex marriage, it is important to note that these factors fail to explain all of the statistical variance in such attitudes. Five items tapped the first aspect of conservatism on a scale from 1 strongly disagree to 7 strongly agree: To do this, we needed to establish that religiosity is indeed positively related to opposition to same-sex marriage, and to understand the extent to which this relationship is explained by sexual prejudice. We excluded one item that mentioned same-sex marriage. About Pew Research Center Pew Research Center is a nonpartisan fact tank that informs the public about the issues, attitudes and trends shaping the world. In Studies 1, 3, 4a, and 4b, correlations between sexual prejudice and opposition to same-sex marriage ranged from. For first time, majority of Americans favor legal gay marriage.