Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Two-thirds of Northern Ireland support equal marriage

A new report has found that two-thirds of people in Northern Ireland support same-sex marriage.

The research, which was funded by the Economic and Social Research Council and published by Queen’s University Belfast, was designed to discover what people think about the impact of Brexit on Northern Ireland.

As well as asking respondents what their attitudes to Brexit were, the researchers also asked about other issues, including same-sex marriage.

The study found that overall, 63% of respondents were in favour of introducing marriage for same-sex couples. This fell to 50.5% for Protestants, but rose to 75% among Catholics.

“There is a majority support in the population as a whole and a bare concurrent majority among Catholic and Protestant communities for the introduction of same-sex marriage,” the report reads.

Northern Ireland is the only part of the United Kingdom that continues to block same-sex marriage.

It's time Northern Ireland!


  1. By Pierrick's Theme: Ireland has never been kind to Gays!

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