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Quinnipiac University. July 27-Aug. 1, 2017. N=1,125 registered voters nationwide. Margin of error 3.4.

             

"Do you think it should be legal or illegal for an employer to discriminate against an employee based on their sexual orientation?"

 
    Legal Illegal Unsure/
No answer
   
    % % %    
 

7/27 - 8/1/17

8 89 3    
             

"Do you think transgender people should be allowed to serve in the military, or not?"

 
    Should
be allowed
Should not
be allowed
Unsure/
No answer
   
    % % %    
 

ALL

68 27 5    
 

Republicans

32 60 8    
 

Democrats

91 7 1    
 

Independents

72 23 5    

 

Pew Research Center. June 8-18, 2017. N=2,504 adults nationwide. Margin of error 2.3.

             

"Do you strongly favor, favor, oppose or strongly oppose allowing gays and lesbians to marry legally?"

 
    Favor Oppose Unsure/
Refused
   
    % % %    
 

6/8-18/17

62 32 6    
 

3/17-27/16

55 37 7    
 

7/14-20/15

54 39 7    
 

5/12-18/15

57 39 5    
 

9/2-9/14

49 41 10    
 

2/12-26/14

54 39 7    
 

5/1-5/13

51 42 8    
 

3/13-17/13

49 44 8    
 

10/24-28/12

49 40 11    
 

6/28 - 7/9/12

48 44 8    

 

Gallup Poll. May 3-7, 2017. N=1,011 adults nationwide. Margin of error 4.

             

"Do you think marriages between same-sex couples should or should not be recognized by the law as valid, with the same rights as traditional marriages?"

 
    Should Should not Unsure    
    % % %    
 

5/3-7/17

64 34 2    
 

5/4-8/16

61 37 2    
 

7/8-12/15

58 40 2    
 

5/6-10/15

60 37 3    
 

5/8-11/14

55 42 3    
 

7/10-14/13

54 43 3    
 

5/2-7/13

53 45 3    

 

Public Religion Research Institute. Feb. 10-19, 2017. N=2,031 adults nationwide. Margin of error 2.6.

             

"Now, we would like to get your views on some issues that are being discussed in the country today. Do you strongly favor, favor, oppose or strongly oppose [see below]? ... What about [see below]?"

 
    Strongly
favor
Favor Oppose Strongly
oppose
Unsure/
Refused
    % % % % %
 

"Allowing gay and lesbian couples to marry legally"

 

2/10-19/17

36 27 15 19 4
 

6/3-7/15

27 28 18 19 9
             

"Allowing a small business owner in your state to refuse to provide products or services to gay or lesbian people, if doing so violates their religious beliefs"

 

2/10-19/17

16 16 24 40 4
 

6/3-7/15

16 18 28 32 5
             

"Laws that would protect gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender people against discrimination in jobs, public accommodations, and housing" Form 2 (N=1,011)

 

2/10-19/17

42 28 11 15 5
 

6/3-7/15

40 29 13 12 6
             

"Laws that require transgender individuals to use bathrooms that correspond to their sex at birth rather than their current gender identity"

 

2/10-19/17

19 20 22 31 8

 

CBS News Poll. June 9-13, 2016. N=1,280 adults nationwide. Margin of error 3.

             

"Do you think it should be legal or not legal for same-sex couples to marry?"

 
    Legal Not legal Unsure/
No answer
   
    % % %    
 

6/9-13/16

58 33 9    
 

Republicans

38 52 10    
 

Democrats

72 21 7    
 

Independents

59 31 10    
 
 

10/21-25/15

56 34 10    
 

9/9-13/15

55 37 8    
 

6/10-14/15

57 35 8    
 

4/30 - 5/3/15

57 36 7    
 

2/13-17/15

60 35 5    
 

9/12-15/14

56 37 7    
 

7/29 - 8/4/14

53 40 7    
 

2/19-23/14

56 39 4    
 

7/18-22/13

55 39 6    
 

5/31 - 6/4/13

51 44 5    
 

3/20-24/13

53 39 8    
 

2/6-10/13

54 39 8    
 

11/16-19/12

51 41 8    
 

9/8-12/12

51 41 7    
 

7/11-16/12

46 44 10    

 

Quinnipiac University. May 24-30, 2016. N=1,561 registered voters nationwide. Margin of error 2.5.

             

"Do you think public schools should be required to allow transgender students to use bathrooms and locker rooms that are consistent with the gender they identify with or don't you think so?"

 
    Should be
required
Don't
think so
Unsure/
No answer
   
    % % %    
 

ALL

36 56 8    
 

Republicans

12 82 6    
 

Democrats

57 35 8    
 

Independents

36 54 9    

 

NBC News/Wall Street Journal Poll conducted by Hart Research Associates (D) and Public Opinion Strategies (R). May 15-19, 2016. N=1,000 registered voters nationwide. Margin of error 3.1.

             

"Which of the following statements comes closer to your feelings about the way our society deals with people who are transgender, that is, someone who does not identify with their birth gender, like a person born as a man who now identifies and is living as a woman? We have gone too far in accepting transgender people. We have not gone far enough in ending discrimination against transgender people. OR, We have reached a reasonable balance when it comes to this issue."

 
    Too far Not far
enough
A reasonable
balance
None/
Mixed (vol.)
Unsure
    % % % % %
 

5/15-19/16

33 33 28 2 4
             

"Now, North Carolina recently passed a law that PREVENTS transgender people from using public restrooms that match the gender with which they identify and instead requires them to use public restrooms based upon their gender at birth. Do you believe transgender people should be allowed to use the public restroom of the gender with which they identify, or should they be legally prevented from doing so, or do you not have an opinion one way or the other?" Half sample (Form B)

 
    Allowed
to use
Prevented Don't have
an opinion
   
    % % %    
 

5/15-19/16

40 31 29    
             

"The U.S. Department of Justice has notified North Carolina this law violates the federal civil rights law. If North Carolina or any other state enforces a law like this, the Justice Department could file a lawsuit to block the law and that state's public schools could lose millions of dollars in federal funds. Would you support or oppose the Justice Department taking these actions or do you not have an opinion one way or the other?" Half sample (Form B)

 
    Support Oppose Don't have
an opinion
   
    % % %    
 

5/15-19/16

28 49 23    
             

"Now, North Carolina recently passed a law that PREVENTS transgender people from using public restrooms that match the gender with which they identify and instead requires them to use public restrooms based upon their gender at birth. Do you think state governments should pass laws allowing or preventing transgender people to use the public restroom that matches the gender with which they identify, or should state governments pass no laws at all on this issue, or do you not have an opinion one way or the other about this issue?" Half sample (Form A)

 
    Should
pass laws
allowing
Should
pass laws
preventing
Should not
pass laws on
this issue
Don't have
an opinion
 
    % % % %  
 

5/15-19/16

19 22 38 21  
             

"Now, not thinking about people you may have seen, read, or heard about, but only whom you know, do you PERSONALLY know or work with someone who is transgender, that is, someone who does not identify with their birth gender like a person born as a man who now identifies and is living as a woman or a person born as a woman who now identifies and is living as a man?"

 
    Yes No Unsure    
    % % %    
 

5/15-19/16

39 59 2    

LGBT continued

 


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