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VCF0878 from American National Election Studies, Cumulative Data File, 1948-2004
Do you think gay or lesbian couples, in other words, homosexual couples, should be legally permitted to adopt children? (VCF0878)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1,84233.5
5) No2,96853.9
8) DK2684.9
9) NA; no Post IW4267.7
TOTAL5504100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Other


GAYADOPT from American National Election Studies, 2004
Do you think gay or lesbian couples, in other words, homosexual couples, should be legally permitted to adopt children? (GAYADOPT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes50247.1
5) No50947.7
8) Dont know474.4
9) Refused80.8
TOTAL1066100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


GAYADOPT from Houston Area Survey, 1982-2010
For/Against: What about homosexuals being legally permitted to adopt children? (91, 96, 98, 00, 02, 04, 06, 08, 10) (GAYADOPT)
TOTAL%
-1) RF/DK61810.1
0) Against3,37255.0
1) For2,14435.0
TOTAL6134100.0
Survey Details
Scope:Single Unit (State, County, etc.)
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


GAYADOPT from National Survey of Family Growth - Wave 6 (2002) Female Respondent File
Gay or lesbian adults should have the right to adopt children. (GAYADOPT)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree1,07214.0
2) Agree3,17341.5
3) Disagree1,78523.4
4) Strongly disagree1,19715.7
5) If R insists: neither agree nor disagree3865.1
8) Refused100.1
9) Dont know200.3
TOTAL7643100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


V083213 from American National Election Studies, Time Series Study, 2008
Do you think gay or lesbian couples, in other words, homosexual couples, should be legally permitted to adopt children? (V083213)
TOTAL%
-9) Refused391.7
-8) Dont know441.9
1) Yes1,12248.3
5) No1,11848.1
TOTAL2323100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


H3ADOPT from Politics of Character Survey, 2000
Now I want you to tell me how much you agree with these statements about homosexuality Would you say you completely agree, mostly agree, mostly disagree, or completely disagree that . . . c. homosexual couples should be allowed to adopt children. (H3ADOPT)
TOTAL%
1) Completely agree18616.2
2) Mostly agree26523.0
3) Mostly disagree19817.2
4) Completely disagree50243.6
TOTAL1151100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


H3ADOPT from State of Disunion Survey, 1996
Now I want you to tell me how much you agree with these statements about homosexuaity. Would you say you completely agree, mostly agree, mostly disagree, or completely disagree that . . . c. homosexual couples should be allowed to adopt children. (H3ADOPT)
TOTAL%
1) Completely agree1387.6
2) Mostly agree31817.5
3) Mostly disagree37120.4
4) Completely disagree81945.0
5) Dont know1739.5
TOTAL1819100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


ADOPT from Religion and Public Life Survey, 2006
Do you strongly favor, favor, oppose, or strongly oppose allowing gays and lesbians to adopt children? [Answered only if FORM = 1.] (ADOPT)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly favor11211.2
2) Favor30630.7
3) Oppose28128.2
4) Strongly oppose23823.9
9) Dont know/Refused595.9
Missing1,007 
TOTAL996100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


GAYADOPT from Houston Area Survey, 2010
For/Against: What about homosexuals being legally permitted to adopt children? (GAYADOPT)
TOTAL%
-1) RF/DK628.3
0) Against30240.3
1) For38651.5
TOTAL750100.0
Survey Details
Scope:Single Unit (State, County, etc.)
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


GAYADOPT from Faith and Family in America, 2005
Do you favor or oppose adoption rights for gays and lesbians so they can legally adopt children? (GAYADOPT)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly favor28124.8
2) Somewhat favor23520.8
3) Somewhat oppose1059.3
4) Strongly oppose39434.8
5) Dont know/refused11610.3
TOTAL1131100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


GAYADOPT from National Survey of Family Growth - Wave 6 (2002) Male Respondent File
Gay or lesbian adults should have the right to adopt children. (GAYADOPT)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree4358.8
2) Agree1,93939.3
3) Disagree1,37527.9
4) Strongly disagree96419.6
5) If respondent insists: Neither agree nor disagree2014.1
8) Refused40.1
9) Dont know100.2
TOTAL4928100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


ABRTHOMO from State of Disunion Survey, 1996
Suppose there was a genetic test that revealed a babys likelihood of becoming a homosexual. If you/your partner were 2 months pregnant and this test revealed that your baby would probably become a homosexual, how likely would you be to favor an abortion? Do you think you would definitely favor an abortion, probably favor an abortion, probably oppose an abortion, or definitely oppose an abortion? (ABRTHOMO)
TOTAL%
1) Definitely favor an abortion785.2
2) Probably favor an abortion16511.1
3) Probably oppose an abortion31221.0
4) Definitely oppose an abortion93262.7
TOTAL1487100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


V121N from American Mosaic Project: A National Survey on Diversity
Homosexuals (How much do members of that group agree with your vision of American society?) (V121N)
TOTAL%
1) Almost completely agree23511.3
2) Mostly agree45922.1
3) Somewhat agree79038.0
4) Not at all43320.8
8) Dont know1396.7
9) Refused251.2
TOTAL2,081100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


OPNGAYSM from News Interest Index, October 2003
Now thinking generally about homosexuality in America… Would you say your overall opinion of gay men is very favorable, mostly favorable, mostly unfavorable or very unfavorable? (OPNGAYSM)
TOTAL%
1) Very favorable2007.5
2) Mostly favorable80029.9
3) Mostly unfavorable57221.4
4) Very unfavorable78629.4
9) Dont know/Refused31511.8
TOTAL2,673100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


G_UNCOMF from News Interest Index, October 2003
Would you say it doesnt bother you to be around homosexuals, or that it makes you uncomfortable to be around homosexuals? (G_UNCOMF)
TOTAL%
1) It doesnt bother you to be around homosexuals2,01975.6
2) It makes you uncomfortable to be around homosexuals53119.9
9) Dont know/Refused1214.5
TOTAL2,671100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


PRESHOMO from American Jewish Committee Religious Right Survey, 1996
If your party nominated a generally well-qualified person for President would you vote for the following if that person happened to be the following -- Homosexual. (PRESHOMO)
TOTAL%
1) Yes32850.4
2) No27742.5
3) Dont know/No answer467.1
TOTAL651100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


NEIHOMO from American Jewish Committee Religious Right Survey, 1996
I am going to name various groups of people. Please tell me whether or not you would like to have these groups as neighbors, if it wouldnt make any difference to you, or if you would prefer not to have them as neighbors. -- Homosexuals. (NEIHOMO)
TOTAL%
1) Would like385.8
2) Make no difference33851.9
3) Prefer not26741.0
4) Dont know/No answer81.2
TOTAL651100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


D10HMOSX from Survey On the Beliefs and Moral Values of America's Children, 1989
Imagine someone like yourself in the following situation and tell us what would most likely happen - You discover, to your surprise that a good friend of yours of your own sex is involved in a homosexual relationship. In this situation would your friendship continue and not change at all, would your friendship continue but not as close as before, or would your friendship probably come to an end? (Not asked of elementary school students.) (D10HMOSX)
TOTAL%
1) Your friendship would continue and not change at all41912.2
2) Your friendship would continue but not as close as before1,04630.4
3) Your friendship would probably come to an end1,35239.3
4) Dont know62018.0
Missing1,986 
TOTAL3,437100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:Other
Sample:Non-Random
Mode:In-Person


PRESHMSX from Williamsburg Charter Survey On Religion and Public Life, 1987
If a presidential candidate belongs to a political party you like and has many views you like, would you be willing to vote for such a person if the person is a homosexual? (PRESHMSX)
TOTAL%
1) Yes67326.9
2) No1,62164.8
8) Dont know2068.2
TOTAL2500100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


RSTHMOTV from State of the First Amendment Survey, 2005
Please tell me whether you agree or disagree that government should be allowed to restrict each of the following on broadcast television: Scenes portraying homosexual characters and relationships. (RSTHMOTV)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree32532.4
2) Mildly agree14414.4
3) Mildly disagree19819.7
4) Strongly disagree30830.7
9) Dont know/Refused282.8
TOTAL1003100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


STER1B from American Mosaic Project: A National Survey on Diversity
Do you think homosexuals have too much power and influence in America today, too little, or about the right amount? (STER1B)
TOTAL%
1) Too much power32630.6
2) Too little power25724.1
3) About the right amount41238.7
8) Dont know545.1
9) Refused161.5
Missing1,017 
TOTAL1,065100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


HOM_P_M2 from News Interest Index, October 2003
[Answered Other (a male) to HOM_PRS] There is a lot more discussion about homosexuality these days. Who is the first homosexual person that comes to your mind? Just the first person that you can think of. (HOM_P_M2)
TOTAL%
1) Freddie Mercury73.3
2) George Michael41.9
3) Harvey Milk62.8
4) A gay priest/bishop (in news)52.3
5) Liberace4219.6
6) Michael Jackson125.6
7) Richard Simmons146.5
8) Rock Hudson3717.3
9) RuPaul136.1
10) Will from TV Show Will & Grace104.7
11) Elton John4822.4
12) Roy (from Sigfried and Roy)62.8
13) Little Richard41.9
14) Barney Frank62.8
Missing2,458 
TOTAL214100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


COLHOMO from General Social Survey 2008 Cross-Section and Panel Combined
Consider a man who admits that he is a homosexual? Should such a person be allowed to teach in a college or university, or not? (COLHOMO)
TOTAL%
0) Inapplicable1,16332.7
4) Allowed1,89853.3
5) Not allowed44212.4
8) Dont know491.4
9) No answer70.2
TOTAL3559100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


Q40C from Baylor Religion Survey, 2005
Q40 To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements about the educational system and the media..c. An admitted homosexual should be allowed to teach at a high school (Q40C)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree29417.4
2) Agree64538.2
3) Disagree28817.1
4) Strongly disagree34420.4
5) Undecided1176.9
TOTAL1688100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Mixed-mode


COLHOMO from General Social Survey 2010 Cross-Section and Panel Combined
Consider a man who admits that he is a homosexual? Should such a person be allowed to teach in a college or university, or not? (COLHOMO)
TOTAL%
0) Inapplicable1,67334.1
4) Allowed2,63953.8
5) Not allowed52310.7
8) Dont know531.1
9) No answer130.3
TOTAL4901100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


COLHOMO from General Social Survey, 2002
Should an admitted homosexual be allowed to teach in a college or university, or not? (COLHOMO)
TOTAL%
4) Yes, allowed to teach72278.1
5) Not allowed17819.3
8) Dont know212.3
9) No answer30.3
TOTAL924100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


VCF0876 from American National Election Studies, Cumulative Data File, 1948-2004
Do you favor or oppose laws to protect homosexuals against job discrimination? (VCF0876)
TOTAL%
1) Favor4,80351.9
5) Oppose2,80830.3
8) DK; depends (1988)4204.5
9) NA; no Post IW1,22713.3
TOTAL9258100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Other


VCF0876A from American National Election Studies, Cumulative Data File, 1948-2004
Do you favor or oppose laws to protect homosexuals against job discrimination? Do you favor/oppose such laws strongly or not strongly? (VCF0876A)
TOTAL%
1) Favor strongly2,79730.2
2) Favor not strongly2,00221.6
4) Oppose not strongly1,05211.4
5) Oppose strongly1,73918.8
7) DK if favor or oppose; depends (1988); DK if favor/oppose strongly or not strongly4294.6
9) NA if favor or oppose; NA if favor/oppose strongly or not strongly; no Post IW1,23913.4
TOTAL9258100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Other


FEMP from American National Election Studies, 2000
Recently there has been a lot of talk about job discrimination. Do you favor or oppose laws to protect homosexuals against job discrimination? (FEMP)
TOTAL%
0) NA; INAP25113.9
1) FAVOR99355.0
5) OPPOSE48026.6
8) DK593.3
9) REFUSED231.3
TOTAL1806100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Mixed-mode


FAV PHOMO from American National Election Studies, 2000
IF R FAVORS PROTECTING HOMOSEXUALS AGAINST JOB DISCRIMINATION: Do you favor such laws strongly or not strongly? (FAV PHOMO)
TOTAL%
0) NA; INAP81345.0
1) FAVOR STRONGLY59733.1
5) FAVOR NOT STRONGLY39421.8
8) DK20.1
TOTAL1806100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Mixed-mode


OPP PHOMO from American National Election Studies, 2000
IF R OPPOSES PROTECTING HOMOSEXUALS AGAINST JOB DISCRIMINATION: Do you oppose such laws strongly or not strongly? (OPP PHOMO)
TOTAL%
0) NA; INAP1,32673.4
1) OPPOSE STRONGLY27815.4
5) OPPOSE NOT STRONGLY20011.1
8) DK20.1
TOTAL1806100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Mixed-mode


COLHOMO from General Social Survey, 2004
Should an admitted homosexual be allowed to teach in a college or university, or not? (COLHOMO)
TOTAL%
4) Yes, allowed to teach71079.1
5) Not allowed17619.6
8) Dont know91.0
9) No answer30.3
TOTAL898100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


GAYSJOBD from American National Election Studies, 2004
Do you FAVOR or OPPOSE laws to protect homosexuals against job discrimination? (GAYSJOBD)
TOTAL%
1) Favor77372.5
5) Oppose25223.6
8) Dont know323.0
9) Refused90.8
TOTAL1066100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


GAYSJBD2 from American National Election Studies, 2004
Do you [favor/oppose] such laws (to protect homosexuals from job discrimination) STRONGLY or NOT STRONGLY? (GAYSJBD2)
TOTAL%
1) Favor strongly52451.1
2) Favor not strongly24924.3
4) Oppose not strongly969.4
5) Oppose strongly15615.2
TOTAL1025100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


COLHOMO from General Social Survey, 2006
And what about a man who admits that he is a homosexual? B. Should such a person be allowed to teach in a college or university, or not? (COLHOMO)
TOTAL%
4) Yes, allowed to teach1,54677.2
5) Not allowed41120.5
8) Dont know371.8
9) No answer90.4
TOTAL2003100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


GAYTEACH from Houston Area Survey, 1982-2010
For/Against: What about allowing homosexuals to teach in the public schools? (92, 96, 01, 06, 09) (GAYTEACH)
TOTAL%
-1) RF/DK2667.8
0) Against1,15633.8
1) For1,99858.4
TOTAL3420100.0
Survey Details
Scope:Single Unit (State, County, etc.)
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


COLHOMO from General Social Survey, 2000
Should an admitted homosexual be allowed to teach in a college or university, or not? (COLHOMO)
TOTAL%
4) Yes, allowed to teach1,41175.8
5) Not allowed36819.8
8) Dont know764.1
9) No answer60.3
TOTAL1861100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


COLHOMO from General Social Survey, 1990
And what about a man who admits that he is a homosexual? Should such a person be allowed to teach in a college or university, or not? (COLHOMO)
TOTAL%
4) Yes, allowed to teach57462.6
5) Not allowed29732.4
8) Dont know434.7
9) No answer30.3
TOTAL917100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


COLHOMO from General Social Survey, 1996
And what about a man who admits that he is a homosexual? Should such a person be allowed to teach in a college or university, or not? (COLHOMO)
TOTAL%
4) Yes, allowed to teach1,44074.9
5) Not allowed42422.0
8) Dont know573.0
9) No answer20.1
TOTAL1923100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


V083211 from American National Election Studies, Time Series Study, 2008
Do you favor or oppose laws to protect homosexuals against job discrimination? (V083211)
TOTAL%
-9) Refused562.4
-8) Dont know401.7
1) Favor1,60369.0
5) Oppose62426.9
TOTAL2323100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


V083211A from American National Election Studies, Time Series Study, 2008
IF R FAVORS PROTECTING HOMOSEXUALS AGAINST JOB DISCRIMINATION/IF R OPPOSES PROTECTING HOMOSEXUALS AGAINST JOB DISCRIMINATION: Do you favor such laws strongly or not strongly?/Do you oppose such laws strongly or not strongly? (V083211A)
TOTAL%
-9) Refused20.1
-8) Dont know20.1
-1) INAP, -8,-9 in V083211964.1
1) Strongly1,52765.7
5) Not strongly69630.0
TOTAL2323100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


COLHOMO from General Social Survey, 1988
Should an admitted homosexual be allowed to teach in a college or university, or not? (COLHOMO)
TOTAL%
4) Yes, allowed to teach55256.5
5) Not allowed37538.4
8) Dont know454.6
9) No answer50.5
TOTAL977100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


COLHOMO from General Social Survey, 1991
And what about a man who admits that he is a homosexual? Should such a person be allowed to teach in a college or university, or not? (COLHOMO)
TOTAL%
4) Yes, allowed to teach62863.2
5) Not allowed32632.8
8) Dont know363.6
9) No answer30.3
TOTAL993100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


COLHOMO from General Social Survey, 1998
Should an admitted homosexual be allowed to teach in a college or university, or not? (COLHOMO)
TOTAL%
4) Yes, allowed to teach1,38773.7
5) Not allowed41522.1
8) Dont know774.1
9) No answer30.2
TOTAL1882100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


FIREHOMO from Trends in Political Values and Core Attitudes, 1987-2009
School boards ought to have the right to fire teachers who are known homosexuals. (Q16E) (FIREHOMO)
TOTAL%
1) Completely agree6,75424.3
2) Mostly agree4,84217.4
3) Mostly disagree7,48026.9
4) Completely disagree7,18825.8
9) Dont know/Refused1,5555.6
Missing4,751 
TOTAL27,819100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Other


COLHOMO from General Social Survey, 1976
Should an admitted homosexual be allowed to teach in a college or university, or not? (COLHOMO)
TOTAL%
4) Allowed78052.0
5) Not allowed66844.6
8) Dont know483.2
9) No answer30.2
TOTAL1499100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


COLHOMO from General Social Survey, 1980
Should an admitted homosexual be allowed to teach in a college or university, or not? (COLHOMO)
TOTAL%
4) Allowed80154.6
5) Not allowed60941.5
8) Dont know563.8
9) No answer20.1
TOTAL1468100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


FGAYTCH from December 2006 Values Update Survey
Do you completely agree, mostly agree, mostly disagree, or completely disagree? School boards ought to have the right to fire teachers who are known homosexuals. (FGAYTCH)
TOTAL%
1) Completely agree37217.8
2) Mostly agree22010.5
3) Mostly disagree56727.1
4) Completely disagree81839.1
9) Dont know/Refused1175.6
Missing2,004 
TOTAL2,094100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


HOMOSXRT from Gallup Poll of Catholics, 1992
Here are a series of statements about issues facing the United States. For each, please tell me whether you agree strongly, agree somewhat, disagree somewhat or disagree strongly. -- As you know, there has been considerable discussion in the news lately regarding the rights of homosexual men and women. In general, do you think homosexuals should or should not have equal rights in terms of job opportunities? (HOMOSXRT)
TOTAL%
1) Should1,26878.1
2) Should not26916.6
3) Dont know/Refused/No opinion865.3
TOTAL1,623100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


COLHOMO from General Social Survey, 1994
Should an admitted homosexual be allowed to teach in a college or university, or not? (COLHOMO)
TOTAL%
4) Yes, allowed1,40970.6
5) Not allowed52226.2
8) Dont know582.9
9) No answer70.4
TOTAL1996100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


COLHOMO from General Social Survey, 1993
Should an admitted homosexual be allowed to teach in a college or university, or not? (COLHOMO)
TOTAL%
4) Yes, allowed to teach73368.2
5) Not allowed29027.0
8) Dont know474.4
9) No answer50.5
TOTAL1075100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


HOMOSEX from Middletown Area Study, 1998
Should there be a law protecting homosexuals from being dismissed from their jobs as teachers in public schools? (HOMOSEX)
TOTAL%
1) Yes25148.4
2) No19838.2
3) Are you not sure7013.5
TOTAL519100.0
Survey Details
Scope:Single Unit (State, County, etc.)
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


HOMOSEX from Middletown Area Study, 2000
Should there be a law protecting homosexuals from being dismissed from their jobs as teachers in public schools? (HOMOSEX)
TOTAL%
1) Yes28245.9
2) Not sure14623.8
3) No18630.3
TOTAL614100.0
Survey Details
Scope:Single Unit (State, County, etc.)
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


HOMOSEX from Middletown Area Study, 1994
There should be laws protecting homosexuals from being dismissed from their jobs as teachers in public schools. Do you: (HOMOSEX)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree8915.7
2) Agree16228.5
3) Are you neutral11420.1
4) Disagree12522.0
5) Strongly disagree6110.7
6) Dont know173.0
TOTAL568100.0
Survey Details
Scope:Single Unit (State, County, etc.)
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


HOMOSEX from Middletown Area Study, 1990
Should there be a law protecting homosexuals from being dismissed from their jobs as teachers in public schools? (HOMOSEX)
TOTAL%
1) Yes22053.8
2) No13934.0
3) Not sure5012.2
TOTAL409100.0
Survey Details
Scope:Single Unit (State, County, etc.)
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


HOMOSEX from Middletown Area Study, 1992
Should there be a law protecting homosexuals from being dismissed from their jobs as teachers in public schools? (HOMOSEX)
TOTAL%
1) Yes26152.5
2) No18036.2
3) Not sure5611.3
TOTAL497100.0
Survey Details
Scope:Single Unit (State, County, etc.)
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


HOMOSEX from Middletown Area Study, 1993
There should be a law protecting homosexuals from being dismissed from their jobs as teachers in public schools. Do you: (HOMOSEX)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree397.9
2) Agree18136.8
3) Are you neutral8717.7
4) Disagree12024.4
5) Strongly disagree479.6
6) Dont know183.7
TOTAL492100.0
Survey Details
Scope:Single Unit (State, County, etc.)
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


HOMOSEX from Middletown Area Study, 1996
Should there be a law protecting homosexuals from being dismissed from their jobs as teachers in public schools? (HOMOSEX)
TOTAL%
1) Yes18544.8
2) No, or15236.8
3) Are you not sure7618.4
TOTAL413100.0
Survey Details
Scope:Single Unit (State, County, etc.)
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


HOMOSEX from Middletown Area Study, 1988
Should there be a law protecting homosexuals from being dismissed from their jobs as teachers in public schools? (HOMOSEX)
TOTAL%
1) Yes17443.7
2) No14436.2
3) Not sure8020.1
TOTAL398100.0
Survey Details
Scope:Single Unit (State, County, etc.)
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


HOMOSEX from Middletown Area Study, 1984
I would like to ask you your position on a number of issues which could play a role in this years election. -- Should there be a law protecting homosexuals from being dismissed from their jobs as teachers in public schools? (HOMOSEX)
TOTAL%
1) Yes13739.7
2) No14742.6
3) Not sure6117.7
TOTAL345100.0
Survey Details
Scope:Single Unit (State, County, etc.)
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


HOMOSEX from Middletown Area Study, 2002
Should there be a law protecting homosexuals from being dismissed from their jobs as teachers in public schools? (HOMOSEX)
TOTAL%
1) Yes22257.1
2) Not Sure4511.6
3) No12231.4
TOTAL389100.0
Survey Details
Scope:Single Unit (State, County, etc.)
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


AGREE2E from July 2003 Values Update Survey
[ASK ONLY IF FORM= 2 2]Now I am going to read you another series of statements on some different topics. For each statement, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly DISagree with it or completely disagree with it. : School boards ought to have the right to fire teachers who are known homosexuals (AGREE2E)
TOTAL%
1) Completely agree1,04121.2
2) Mostly agree57611.7
3) Mostly disagree1,22725.0
4) Completely disagree1,83637.4
9) Dont know/Refused2314.7
Missing4,911 
TOTAL4,911100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


GAYMARRY from Houston Area Survey, 1982-2010
Agree/Disagree: Marriages between homosexuals should be given the same legal status as heterosexual marriages. (93, 97, 99, 01, 03, 04, 07, 09) (GAYMARRY)
TOTAL%
-1) RF/DK4318.2
0) Disagree2,92455.5
1) Agree1,91236.3
TOTAL5267100.0
Survey Details
Scope:Single Unit (State, County, etc.)
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


MARHOMO from General Social Survey, 1988
Homosexual couples should have the right to marry one another--do you agree or disagree? (MARHOMO)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree443.1
2) Agree1188.3
3) Neither agree nor disagree19613.9
4) Disagree33623.8
5) Strongly disagree61343.4
8) Cant choose825.8
9) No answer251.8
TOTAL1414100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


VCF0877 from American National Election Studies, Cumulative Data File, 1948-2004
Do you think homosexuals should be allowed to serve in the United States Armed Forces or dont you think so? (VCF0877)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, think so4,38660.8
5) Dont think so1,95427.1
8) DK2513.5
9) NA; no Post IW6278.7
TOTAL7218100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Other


VCF0877A from American National Election Studies, Cumulative Data File, 1948-2004
Do you feel strongly or not strongly that homosexuals should be allowed to serve in the United States Armed forces? Do you feel strongly or not strongly that homosexuals should not be allowed to serve in the United States Armed forces? (VCF0877A)
TOTAL%
1) Feel strongly should be allowed2,76938.4
2) Feel not strongly should be allowed1,60522.2
4) Feel not strongly should not be allowed4406.1
5) Feel strongly should not be allowed1,50820.9
7) DK if favor or oppose; depends (1988); DK if favor/oppose strongly or not strongly2633.6
9) NA if favor or oppose; NA if favor/oppose strongly or not strongly; no Post IW6318.7
TOTAL7216100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Other


GAYMIL SUP from American National Election Studies, 2000
Do you think homosexuals should be allowed to serve in the United States Armed Forces or dont you think so? (GAYMIL SUP)
TOTAL%
0) NA30.2
1) HOMOSEXUALS SHOULD BE ALLOWED TO SERVE1,28571.1
5) HOMOSEXUALS SHOULD NOT BE ALLOWED TO SERVE41422.9
8) DONT KNOW864.8
9) REFUSED191.1
TOTAL1807100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Mixed-mode


GAYMIL FAV from American National Election Studies, 2000
IF R SAYS ALLOW HOMOSEXUALS TO SERVE IN ARMED FORCES: Do you feel strongly or not strongly that homosexuals should be allowed to serve? (GAYMIL FAV)
TOTAL%
0) NA; INAP52228.9
1) STRONGLY87148.2
5) NOT STRONGLY41022.7
8) DONT KNOW40.2
TOTAL1807100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Mixed-mode


GAYMIL OPP from American National Election Studies, 2000
IF R SAYS DO NOT ALLOW HOMOSEXUALS TO SERVE IN ARMED FORCES: Do you feel strongly or not strongly that homosexuals should not be allowed to serve? (GAYMIL OPP)
TOTAL%
0) NA; INAP1,39377.1
1) STRONGLY32217.8
5) NOT STRONGLY894.9
8) DONT KNOW30.2
TOTAL1807100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Mixed-mode


GAYMILIT from American National Election Studies, 2004
Do you think homosexuals should be allowed to serve in the United States Armed Forces or dont you think so? (GAYMILIT)
TOTAL%
1) Homosexuals should be allowed to serve83378.1
5) Homosexuals should not be allowed to serve19318.1
8) Dont know302.8
9) Refused100.9
TOTAL1066100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


GAYMLIT2 from American National Election Studies, 2004
Do you feel STRONGLY or NOT STRONGLY that homosexuals [should be allowed/ should not be allowed] to serve in the U.S. Armed Forces? (GAYMLIT2)
TOTAL%
1) Feel homosexuals should be allowed - strongly56054.6
2) Feel homosexuals should be allowed – not strongly27026.3
4) Feel homosexuals should not be allowed – not strongly595.8
5) Feel homosexuals should not be allowed – not strongly13413.1
8) Dont know20.2
9) Refused10.1
TOTAL1026100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


ISSHOMO from Religion and Public Life Survey, 2005
Id like to get your views on some issues that are being discussed in this country today. All in all, do you strongly favor, favor, oppose, or strongly oppose allowing gays and lesbians to serve openly in the military? [Answered only if FORM = 2.] (ISSHOMO)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly favor33215.1
2) Favor94042.7
3) Oppose37717.1
4) Strongly oppose33715.3
9) Dont know/Refused2149.7
Missing2,208 
TOTAL2,200100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


V083212 from American National Election Studies, Time Series Study, 2008
Do you think homosexuals should be allowed to serve in the United States Armed Forces or dont you think so? (V083212)
TOTAL%
-9) Refused462.0
-8) Dont know441.9
1) Homosexuals should be allowed to serve1,75675.6
5) Homosexuals should not be allowed to serve47720.5
TOTAL2323100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


V083212A from American National Election Studies, Time Series Study, 2008
IF R SAYS ALLOW HOMOSEXUALS TO SERVE IN ARMED FORCES/IF R SAYS DO NOT ALLOW HOMOSEXUALS TO SERVE IN ARMED FORCES: Do you feel strongly or not strongly that homosexuals should be allowed to serve?/Do you feel strongly or not strongly that homosexuals should not be allowed to serve? (V083212A)
TOTAL%
-9) Refused20.1
-8) Dont know30.1
-1) INAP, -8,-9 in V083212903.9
1) Strongly1,57467.8
5) Not strongly65428.2
TOTAL2323100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


H4MILTRY from Politics of Character Survey, 2000
Now I want you to tell me how much you agree with these statements about homosexuality Would you say you completely agree, mostly agree, mostly disagree, or completely disagree that . . . d. homosexuals should be allowed to serve openly in the armed forces. (H4MILTRY)
TOTAL%
1) Completely agree42536.6
2) Mostly agree33428.8
3) Mostly disagree12811.0
4) Completely disagree27423.6
TOTAL1161100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


H4MILTRY from State of Disunion Survey, 1996
Now I want you to tell me how much you agree with these statements about homosexuaity. Would you say you completely agree, mostly agree, mostly disagree, or completely disagree that . . . d. homosexuals should be allowed to serve openly in the armed forces. (H4MILTRY)
TOTAL%
1) Completely agree32618.0
2) Mostly agree55530.6
3) Mostly disagree29816.4
4) Completely disagree48426.7
5) Dont know1518.3
TOTAL1814100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


GAYSIN2 from Houston Area Survey, 2010
For/Against: What about allowing gays and lesbians to serve openly in the military? (GAYSIN2)
TOTAL%
-1) RF/DK496.5
0) Against15320.4
1) For54873.1
TOTAL750100.0
Survey Details
Scope:Single Unit (State, County, etc.)
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


HOMOSEXU from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in South Korea
Please tell me for each of the following items whether you think it can always be justified, sometimes be justified, or never be justified: homosexuality. (HOMOSEXU)
TOTAL%
1) Always justified40.7
2) Sometimes justified12020.0
3) Never justified46777.8
8) Dont know91.5
9) Refused00.0
TOTAL600100.0
Survey Details
Scope:Other
Frame:Other
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


HOMOSEXU from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in Nigeria
Please tell me for each of the following items whether you think it can always be justified, sometimes be justified, or never be justified: homosexuality. (HOMOSEXU)
TOTAL%
1) Always justified00.0
2) Sometimes justified50.8
3) Never justified63697.8
8) Dont know81.2
9) Refused10.2
TOTAL650100.0
Survey Details
Scope:Other
Frame:Other
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


HOMOSEXU from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in Chosen Regions of India
Please tell me for each of the following items whether you think it can always be justified, sometimes be justified, or never be justified: homosexuality. (HOMOSEXU)
TOTAL%
1) Always justified304.1
2) Sometimes justified9212.7
3) Never justified52672.5
8) Dont know719.8
9) Refused71.0
TOTAL726100.0
Survey Details
Scope:Other
Frame:Other
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


VCF0232 from American National Election Studies, Cumulative Data File, 1948-2004
Gay men and lesbians (that is), homosexuals -- feeling thermometer (VCF0232)
TOTAL%
0) 03,04618.9
1) 1370.2
2) 2130.1
3) 350.0
4) 430.0
5) 5630.4
7) 710.0
8) 820.0
9) 910.0
10) 102811.7
13) 1310.0
15) 157684.8
20) 202271.4
22) 2210.0
25) 251010.6
26) 2610.0
27) 2710.0
30) 308395.2
32) 3220.0
35) 35320.2
40) 409976.2
41) 4110.0
43) 4310.0
45) 45570.4
47) 4710.0
48) 4830.0
49) 49110.1
50) 504,19526.1
51) 5130.0
52) 5210.0
55) 55290.2
56) 5630.0
57) 5710.0
58) 5810.0
60) 608955.6
65) 65630.4
70) 707974.9
72) 7210.0
75) 751480.9
79) 7910.0
80) 801601.0
83) 8310.0
85) 854943.1
86) 8610.0
90) 90880.5
92) 9210.0
95) 95170.1
96) 9630.0
97) 97-100 degrees4612.9
98) Dont know5513.4
99) NA; no Post IW1,69110.5
TOTAL16102100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Other


HOMOSEXU from Spirit and Power: A 10-Country Survey of Pentecostals
Please tell me for each of the following items whether you think it can always be justified, sometimes be justified, or never be justified: homosexuality. (HOMOSEXU)
TOTAL%
1) Always justified7727.0
2) Sometimes justified2,02218.3
3) Never justified7,76070.4
8) Dont know4123.7
9) Refused620.6
TOTAL11028100.0
Survey Details
Scope:Other
Frame:Other
Sample:Unknown
Mode:Other


GAYSTHRM from American National Election Studies, 2004
Feeling Thermometer: Gay Men and Lesbians (GAYSTHRM)
TOTAL%
TOTAL0100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


ANTIGAY from Houston Area Survey, 1982-2010
Agree/Disagree: Homosexual relations should be against the law. (87, 90) (ANTIGAY)
TOTAL%
-1) RF/DK786.1
0) Disagree75558.9
1) Agree44835.0
TOTAL1281100.0
Survey Details
Scope:Single Unit (State, County, etc.)
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


GAYSOK from Houston Area Survey, 1982-2010
Agree/Disagree: Homosexuality should be considered an acceptable lifestyle for those who choose it. (89) (GAYSOK)
TOTAL%
-1) RF/DK203.2
0) Disagree24839.8
1) Agree35557.0
TOTAL623100.0
Survey Details
Scope:Single Unit (State, County, etc.)
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


GAYWRONG from Houston Area Survey, 1982-2010
Do you believe that homosexuality is morally wrong or is it morally acceptable? (97, 99, 01, 03, 05, 07, 09) (GAYWRONG)
TOTAL%
-1) RF/DK1633.6
1) Morally wrong2,34652.3
2) It depends (Vol.)58813.1
3) Morally acceptable1,38830.9
TOTAL4485100.0
Survey Details
Scope:Single Unit (State, County, etc.)
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


RATEGAYS from Houston Area Survey, 1982-2010
What about gays and lesbians? Where would you put them on the 10-point scale (where 1 means very unfavorable feelings and 10 means very favorable feelings)? (08, 10) (RATEGAYS)
TOTAL%
-1) RF/DK805.6
1) Very unfavorable1147.9
2) 2433.0
3) 3624.3
4) 4765.3
5) 534423.9
6) 6704.9
7) 71228.5
8) 816211.2
9) 9845.8
10) Very favorable28419.7
TOTAL1441100.0
Survey Details
Scope:Single Unit (State, County, etc.)
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


Q85I from Sub-Saharan Africa Religion Survey, 2010
Q85I [NEXT, IM GOING TO READ SOME BEHAVIORS. FOR EACH, PLEASE TELL ME WHETHER YOU PERSONALLY BELIEVE THAT IT IS MORALLY ACCEPTABLE, MORALLY WRONG, OR IS IT NOT A MORAL ISSUE?] Homosexual behavior (Q85I)
TOTAL%
1) Morally acceptable8793.5
2) Morally wrong22,24388.9
3) Not a moral issue1,1924.8
4) Depends on situation3391.4
8) Dont know2491.0
9) Refused1290.5
TOTAL25,031100.0
Survey Details
Scope:Other
Frame:Other
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


HOMOSEXU from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in Brazil
Please tell me for each of the following items whether you think it can always be justified, sometimes be justified, or never be justified: homosexuality. (HOMOSEXU)
TOTAL%
1) Always justified12718.1
2) Sometimes justified19127.3
3) Never justified34649.4
8) Dont know334.7
9) Refused30.4
TOTAL700100.0
Survey Details
Scope:Other
Frame:Other
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


HOMOSEXU from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in Chile
Please tell me for each of the following items whether you think it can always be justified, sometimes be justified, or never be justified: homosexuality. (HOMOSEXU)
TOTAL%
1) Always justified12621.0
2) Sometimes justified25141.8
3) Never justified19332.2
8) Dont know233.8
9) Refused71.2
TOTAL600100.0
Survey Details
Scope:Other
Frame:Other
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


Q5B from U.S. Religious Landscape Survey - Continental Dataset
Now Im going to read you a few pairs of statements. For each pair, tell me whether the FIRST statement or the SECOND statement comes closer to your own views -- even if neither is exactly right. (Q5B)
TOTAL%
1) Homosexuality is a way of life that should be accepted by society17,39148.9
2) Homosexuality is a way of life that should be discouraged by society14,39640.5
3) Neither/Both equally (Vol.)1,8875.3
9) Dont know/Refused (Vol.)1,8825.3
TOTAL35556100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


V085064U from American National Election Studies, Time Series Study, 2008
How would you rate: Gay men and lesbians (that is, homosexuals)? (V085064U)
TOTAL%
-9) Refused150.6
-8) Dont know (dont know where to rate)431.9
-6) Thermometer: dont know who this is30.1
-2) No Post-election IW2219.5
0) 028012.1
5) 510.0
10) 1030.1
12) 1210.0
15) 15964.1
20) 2010.0
25) 2530.1
30) 30924.0
35) 3520.1
40) 401225.3
42) 4210.0
45) 4530.1
50) 5070230.2
55) 5510.0
60) 601827.8
62) 6210.0
65) 6510.0
69) 6910.0
70) 701998.6
74) 7410.0
75) 7560.3
80) 8070.3
85) 851807.7
89) 8910.0
90) 9030.1
100) 1001516.5
TOTAL2323100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


QB2_4 from Muslim American Survey, 2007
For each pair, tell me whether the first statement or the second statement comes closer to your own views - even if neither is exactly right. (QB2_4)
TOTAL%
1) Homosexuality is a way of life that should be accepted by society332,10828.7
2) Homosexuality is a way of life that should be discouraged by society766,43666.3
3) Neither/Both equally58,0805.0
Missing91,688 
TOTAL1,156,624100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


GAYSTHRM from American National Election Studies, 2002
THERMOMETER RATING: GAY MEN AND LESBIANS (HOMOSEXUALS) [887=Dont recognize; 888=Dont know where to rate; 889=Refused; 999=NA] (GAYSTHRM)
TOTAL%
TOTAL0100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


HOMOWAY from Generation Next Survey, 2006
Here are some pairs of statements that will help us understand how you feel about a number of things. As I read each pair, tell me whether the FIRST statement or the SECOND statement comes closer to your own views - even if neither is exactly right. Homosexuality is a way of life that should be accepted by society OR Homosexuality is a way of life that should be discouraged by society. (HOMOWAY)
TOTAL%
1) Homosexuality is a way of life that should be accepted by society1,52950.9
2) Homosexuality is a way of life that should be discouraged by society1,13837.9
3) (VOL.) Neither/Both equally2297.6
9) (VOL.) Dont know/Refused1063.5
TOTAL3,002100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


HOMOSEXU from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in the Philippines
Please tell me for each of the following items whether you think it can always be justified, sometimes be justified, or never be justified: homosexuality. (HOMOSEXU)
TOTAL%
1) Always justified787.8
2) Sometimes justified34734.7
3) Never justified56256.2
8) Dont know111.1
9) Refused20.2
TOTAL1,000100.0
Survey Details
Scope:Other
Frame:Other
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


HOMOSEXU from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in South Africa
Please tell me for each of the following items whether you think it can always be justified, sometimes be justified, or never be justified: homosexuality. (HOMOSEXU)
TOTAL%
1) Always justified567.0
2) Sometimes justified13516.9
3) Never justified56370.4
8) Dont know435.4
9) Refused30.4
TOTAL800100.0
Survey Details
Scope:Other
Frame:Other
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


HOMOSEXU from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in the United States
Please tell me for each of the following items whether you think it can always be justified, sometimes be justified, or never be justified: homosexuality. (HOMOSEXU)
TOTAL%
1) Always justified11916.1
2) Sometimes justified19125.9
3) Never justified36849.9
8) Dont know486.5
9) Refused121.6
TOTAL738100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


Q5B from U.S. Religious Landscape Survey - Alaska and Hawaii Dataset
Now Im going to read you a few pairs of statements. For each pair, tell me whether the FIRST statement or the SECOND statement comes closer to your own views -- even if neither is exactly right. (Q5B)
TOTAL%
1) Homosexuality is a way of life that should be accepted by society21754.1
2) Homosexuality is a way of life that should be discouraged by society15338.2
3) Neither/Both equally (Vol.)143.5
9) Dont know/Refused (Vol.)174.2
TOTAL401100.0
Survey Details
Scope:Regional Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


H6UNLWFL from Politics of Character Survey, 2000
Now I want you to tell me how much you agree with these statements about homosexuality Would you say you completely agree, mostly agree, mostly disagree, or completely disagree that . . . e. homosexuals behavior should be against the law, even if it occurs between consenting adults. (H6UNLWFL)
TOTAL%
1) Completely agree21918.9
2) Mostly agree1069.2
3) Mostly disagree31727.4
4) Completely disagree51644.6
TOTAL1158100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


H7GODPUN from Politics of Character Survey, 2000
Now I want you to tell me how much you agree with these statements about homosexuality Would you say you completely agree, mostly agree, mostly disagree, or completely disagree that . . . f. AIDS is Gods way of punishing homosexuals. (H7GODPUN)
TOTAL%
1) Completely agree766.7
2) Mostly agree897.9
3) Mostly disagree20117.8
4) Completely disagree76667.7
TOTAL1132100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


H8TLIF from Politics of Character Survey, 2000
Now I want you to tell me how much you agree with these statements about homosexuality Would you say you completely agree, mostly agree, mostly disagree, or completely disagree that . . . g. homosexuality should be considered an acceptable alternative lifestyle. (H8TLIF)
TOTAL%
1) Completely agree23820.6
2) Mostly agree28424.5
3) Mostly disagree22319.3
4) Completely disagree41335.7
TOTAL1158100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


C7ACHOMO from State of Disunion Survey, 1996
Now Id like to ask about some changes that have occurred in recent decades. Please tell me whether you feel each change was very good, mostly good, mostly bad, or very bad for our society: g. more acceptance of homosexuality. (C7ACHOMO)
TOTAL%
1) Very good1608.4
2) Mostly good70236.8
3) Mostly bad58030.4
4) Very bad46624.4
TOTAL1908100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


H6UNLWFL from State of Disunion Survey, 1996
Now I want you to tell me how much you agree with these statements about homosexuaity. Would you say you completely agree, mostly agree, mostly disagree, or completely disagree that . . . f. homosexual behavior should be against the law, even if it occurs between consenting adults. (H6UNLWFL)
TOTAL%
1) Completely agree22012.1
2) Mostly agree28915.9
3) Mostly disagree52528.9
4) Completely disagree61834.0
5) Dont know1659.1
TOTAL1817100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


H7GODPUN from State of Disunion Survey, 1996
Now I want you to tell me how much you agree with these statements about homosexuaity. Would you say you completely agree, mostly agree, mostly disagree, or completely disagree that . . . g. AIDS is Gods way of punishing homosexuals. (H7GODPUN)
TOTAL%
1) Completely agree1327.3
2) Mostly agree22112.2
3) Mostly disagree37320.5
4) Completely disagree85947.3
5) Dont know23212.8
TOTAL1817100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


H8ALTLIF from State of Disunion Survey, 1996
Now I want you to tell me how much you agree with these statements about homosexuaity. Would you say you completely agree, mostly agree, mostly disagree, or completely disagree that . . . h. homosexuality should be considered an acceptable alternative lifestyle. (H8ALTLIF)
TOTAL%
1) Completely agree21011.6
2) Mostly agree46525.6
3) Mostly disagree38421.2
4) Completely disagree57731.8
5) Dont know1789.8
TOTAL1814100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


THERM14 from America's Evangelicals
Now, Id like to rate your feelings toward some people and organizations, with one hundred meaning a VERY WARM, FAVORABLE feeling; zero meaning a VERY COLD, UNFAVORABLE feeling; and fifty meaning not particularly warm or cold. You can use any number from zero to one hundred, the higher the number the more favorable your feelings are toward that person or organization. If you have no opinion or never heard of that person or organization, please say so. Give gays & lesbians a rating, with 100 meaning a very warm, favorable feeling; zero meaning a very cold, unfavorable feeling; and 50 meaning not particularly warm or cold. (IF DONT KNOW:) Would you say you are unable to give an opinion of Gays & lesbians, or have you never heard of gays & lesbians? (THERM14)
TOTAL%
0) Very Cold, Unfavorable49730.9
1) 171.1
2) 100.6
4) 10.1
5) 322.0
6) 10.1
7) 10.1
10) 472.9
11) 20.1
15) 90.6
20) 372.3
25) 543.4
30) 231.4
33) 10.1
35) 50.3
37) 10.1
39) 10.1
40) 402.5
45) 40.2
47) 10.1
50) 38123.7
51) 20.1
55) 20.1
60) 261.6
65) 30.2
70) 342.1
75) 623.9
80) 382.4
85) 100.6
87) 10.1
90) 311.9
95) 50.3
100) Very Warm, Favorable1096.8
101) No Opinion/DK1157.1
102) Never Heard of70.4
TOTAL1610100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:Other
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


AHOMOSOK from Life Choices, 1990
Now I want you to consider a series of opinions on a variety of issues. Please tell me whether you strongly agree, agree, disagree, or strongly disagree with each statement. E. Homosexual relations are okay, if that is the persons choice. (AHOMOSOK)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree1507.2
2) Agree71033.9
3) Disagree57827.6
4) Strongly disagree65831.4
TOTAL2096100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Other
Mode:In-Person


MORGL_A from Religion and Public Life Survey, 2009
And is homosexual behavior morally acceptable, morally wrong, or is it not a moral issue? (Q180B) (MORGL_A)
TOTAL%
1) Morally acceptable7828.9
2) Morally wrong4,29148.6
3) Not a moral issue3,09635.1
4) Depends on situation (VOL.)1571.8
9) Dont know/Refused (VOL.)5035.7
Missing8,829 
TOTAL8,829100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


MORAL4 from ABC News the Pope & the Church, 2003
(CATHOLIC OVERSAMPLE) For each item I name, please tell me if you personally find it morally acceptable or morally unacceptable.- Homosexual relations between consenting adults (MORAL4)
TOTAL%
1) Acceptable55644.9
2) Unacceptable64852.4
8) DK/No opinion332.7
Missing44 
TOTAL1,237100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


HOMOSEXU from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in Kenya
Please tell me for each of the following items whether you think it can always be justified, sometimes be justified, or never be justified: homosexuality. (HOMOSEXU)
TOTAL%
1) Always justified20.3
2) Sometimes justified81.2
3) Never justified64098.0
8) Dont know30.5
9) Refused00.0
TOTAL653100.0
Survey Details
Scope:Other
Frame:Other
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


HOMOSEXU from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in Guatemala
Please tell me for each of the following items whether you think it can always be justified, sometimes be justified, or never be justified: homosexuality. (HOMOSEXU)
TOTAL%
1) Always justified949.4
2) Sometimes justified24124.0
3) Never justified63563.2
8) Dont know292.9
9) Refused60.6
TOTAL1,005100.0
Survey Details
Scope:Other
Frame:Other
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


FTGAYS from Social Capital Community Survey, 2006
50E1. Next, Id like to know whether you have warm or cold feelings toward a number of well-known groups. Ill read out a group and ask you to rate it from zero (0) to one hundred (100). The higher the number, the warmer or more favorable you feel toward it. If you have very warm or positive feelings, you might give it 100. If you have very cold or negative feelings, give it a zero. If you feel neither warm nor cold toward it, give it a 50. You can use all the numbers from zero to 100. The first group is gay men and lesbians, that is, homosexuals? (FTGAYS)
TOTAL%
0) 01,56516.1
1) 1680.7
2) 2310.3
3) 390.1
4) 450.1
5) 5680.7
6) 630.0
7) 710.0
8) 840.0
9) 950.1
10) 102192.2
15) 15190.2
17) 1710.0
19) 1910.0
20) 202182.2
25) 252492.6
26) 2610.0
27) 2710.0
28) 2810.0
29) 2900.0
30) 302172.2
32) 3210.0
33) 3350.1
35) 35320.3
37) 3710.0
40) 402552.6
42) 4200.0
43) 4320.0
45) 45470.5
47) 4720.0
48) 4810.0
49) 4990.1
50) 503,54636.4
51) 5120.0
52) 5230.0
54) 5410.0
55) 55120.1
59) 5910.0
60) 602332.4
65) 65350.4
67) 6710.0
68) 6810.0
69) 6930.0
70) 702632.7
72) 7220.0
74) 7420.0
75) 755055.2
76) 7620.0
78) 7820.0
80) 804404.5
85) 85430.4
87) 8720.0
88) 8820.0
89) 8920.0
90) 902632.7
92) 9220.0
94) 9410.0
95) 95570.6
96) 9640.0
97) 9710.0
98) 98160.2
99) 99190.2
100) 1001,04510.7
888) Dont know971.0
999) Refused971.0
TOTAL9,746100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


RATEGAYS from Houston Area Survey, 2010
What about gays and lesbians? Where would you put them on the 10-point scale (where 1 means very unfavorable feelings and 10 means very favorable feelings)? (RATEGAYS)
TOTAL%
-1) RF/DK445.9
1) Very unfavorable618.1
2) 2283.7
3) 3405.3
4) 4445.9
5) 517222.9
6) 6334.4
7) 7678.9
8) 88010.7
9) 9486.4
10) Very favorable13317.7
TOTAL750100.0
Survey Details
Scope:Single Unit (State, County, etc.)
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


ACCPTGAY from News Interest Index, October 2003
Do you think more acceptance of gays and lesbians would be a good thing or a bad thing for the country - or that it would not make much difference either way? (ACCPTGAY)
TOTAL%
1) Good for country60022.5
2) Bad for country82330.8
3) Wouldnt make much difference1,13142.3
9) Dont know/Refused1184.4
TOTAL2,672100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


HOM_SIN from News Interest Index, October 2003
Do you think it is a sin, or not, to engage in homosexual behavior? (HOM_SIN)
TOTAL%
1) Is a sin1,47755.3
2) Is not a sin87532.8
9) Dont know/Refused31911.9
TOTAL2,671100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


SINADLTY from News Interest Index, October 2003
[ASK ONLY IF HOM_SIN= 1 IS A SIN] In your mind, is homosexual behavior more or less sinful than adultery, or are they both about the same? (SINADLTY)
TOTAL%
1) More sinful than adultery1419.5
2) Less sinful than adultery845.7
3) About the same1,17679.6
9) Dont know/Refused775.2
Missing1,195 
TOTAL1,478100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


HOMOSEX from Religion and Politics Survey Merged Data Set, 1994-1995
Typology U: Homosexuality -- 1) Homosexuality should be accepted . . . 2) Society should discourage homosexuality (HOMOSEX)
TOTAL%
1) Agree strongly with statement number 17,63628.6
2) Agree not strongly with statement number 14,66917.5
3) Agree strongly with statement number 210,91540.8
4) Agree not strongly with statement number 22,1738.1
5) Neither/Both equally5201.9
9) Dont know/Refused8143.0
TOTAL26,727100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


J4HMOSX from Survey On the Beliefs and Moral Values of America's Children, 1989
Please tell us if you agree or disagree with the following statement - Homosexual relations are OK, if that is the persons choice. (Not asked of elementary school students.) (J4HMOSX)
TOTAL%
1) Agree1,10132.0
2) Disagree1,93256.1
3) Dont know41312.0
Missing1,977 
TOTAL3,446100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:Other
Sample:Non-Random
Mode:In-Person


J7HMOSIN from Survey On the Beliefs and Moral Values of America's Children, 1989
Please tell us if you agree or disagree with the following statement - Homosexual relations are never acceptable because it is unnatural. (Not asked of elementary school students.) (J7HMOSIN)
TOTAL%
1) Agree1,91555.6
2) Disagree97828.4
3) Dont know55016.0
Missing1,980 
TOTAL3,443100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:Other
Sample:Non-Random
Mode:In-Person


HOMOLIFE from Lilly Survey of Attitudes and Social Networks
Homosexuality should be an acceptable lifestyle. (HOMOLIFE)
TOTAL%
0) Refused130.5
1) Strongly agree52220.4
2) Moderately agree41416.2
3) Slightly agree1706.6
4) Neither agree nor disagree963.7
5) Slightly disagree883.4
6) Moderately disagree1967.7
7) Strongly disagree99638.9
99) Dont know662.6
TOTAL2,561100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


STATHOMO from Campaign 2000 Typology Survey
Now Im going to read you some more pairs of statements. As I read each pair, tell me whether the FIRST statement or the SECOND statement comes closer to your own views - even if neither is exactly right. Homosexuality is a way of life that should be accepted by society OR…Homosexuality is a way of life that should be discouraged by society. (STATHOMO)
TOTAL%
1) Statement #1 - strongly2,99035.2
2) Statement #1 - not strongly1,25614.8
3) Statement #2 - strongly2,98235.1
4) Statement #2 - not strongly4885.8
5) Neither/both equally (VOL.)2723.2
9) Dont know/refused4965.8
TOTAL8,484100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


GAYSXMOR from Gallup Poll of Catholics, 1992
We are asking about church issues, in your case, Catholic church issues. For each, please tell me whether you agree strongly, agree somewhat, disagree somewhat, or disagree strongly. -- Sexual relations between gay or lesbian persons in a committed relationship can be morally acceptable. (GAYSXMOR)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly Agree31419.3
2) Somewhat Agree43126.6
3) Somewhat Disagree23914.7
4) Strongly Disagree54333.5
5) Dont know/Refused965.9
TOTAL1,623100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


HOMOSEX from Four-State Church Involvement Study, 1988
How about homosexual relations? Are they always morally wrong, usually morally wrong, or only sometimes morally wrong? (HOMOSEX)
TOTAL%
1) Always1,61565.9
2) Usually1666.8
3) Only sometimes45018.4
4) Never wrong2209.0
TOTAL2451100.0
Survey Details
Scope:Other
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


THREAT23 from National Survey of the Religious Life Futures Project, 1990
Some possible threats to religious life are listed below. Indicate the degree to which you feel each issue is a threat to religious life -- Homosexuality (THREAT23)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all1,12118.5
2) A little1,65527.3
3) Moderately1,22620.2
4) Quite a bit95015.7
5) Extremely1,11718.4
TOTAL6069100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:Denominations
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Mailed


HOMOADLT from Middletown Area Study, 1993
I believe homosexual activity, even between consenting adults, is morally wrong. Do you: (HOMOADLT)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree12825.8
2) Agree18737.7
3) Feel neutral306.0
4) Disagree11924.0
5) Strongly disagree244.8
6) Dont know81.6
TOTAL496100.0
Survey Details
Scope:Single Unit (State, County, etc.)
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


G_PARENT from News Interest Index, October 2003
Im going to read you some statements, some of which you will probably agree with, others you will probably disagree with: Gay and lesbian couples can be as good parents as heterosexual couples. Do you completely agree, somewhat agree, somewhat disagree, or completely disagree with this statement. (G_PARENT)
TOTAL%
1) Completely agree80330.1
2) Somewhat agree64024.0
3) Somewhat disagree29911.2
4) Completely disagree70926.5
5) Mixed opinion692.6
9) Dont know/Refused1525.7
TOTAL2,672100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


GAYRELAT from News Interest Index, October 2003
Compared with people in general, are gays and lesbians less likely to have stable, long-term relationships, or dont you think so? (GAYRELAT)
TOTAL%
1) Less likely to have stable, long-term relationships65124.4
2) Just as likely1,39152.1
9) Dont know/Refused62923.5
TOTAL2,671100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


GAYHAPPY from News Interest Index, October 2003
Do you think most gays and lesbians are unhappier than most other people, or dont you think so? (GAYHAPPY)
TOTAL%
1) Gays and lesbians are unhappier63723.8
2) Dont think so1,51456.7
9) Dont know/Refused52019.5
TOTAL2,671100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


SPKHOMO from General Social Survey 2008 Cross-Section and Panel Combined
What about a man who admits that he is a homosexual? Suppose this admitted homosexual wanted to make a speech in your community. Should he be allowed to speak, or not? (SPKHOMO)
TOTAL%
0) Inapplicable1,16332.7
1) Allowed1,97555.5
2) Not allowed37510.5
8) Dont know371.0
9) No answer90.3
TOTAL3559100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


LIBHOMO from General Social Survey 2008 Cross-Section and Panel Combined
What about a man who admits that he is a homosexual? If somebody in your community suggests that a book he wrote in favor of homosexuality should be taken out of your public library, would you favor removing this book, or not? (LIBHOMO)
TOTAL%
0) Inapplicable1,16332.7
1) Favor54515.3
2) Not favor1,80150.6
8) Dont know431.2
9) No answer70.2
TOTAL3559100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


LIBHOMO from General Social Survey 2010 Cross-Section and Panel Combined
What about a man who admits that he is a homosexual? If somebody in your community suggests that a book he wrote in favor of homosexuality should be taken out of your public library, would you favor removing this book, or not? (LIBHOMO)
TOTAL%
0) Inapplicable1,67334.1
1) Favor71714.6
2) Not favor2,46150.2
8) Dont know360.7
9) No answer140.3
TOTAL4901100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


SPKHOMO from General Social Survey 2010 Cross-Section and Panel Combined
What about a man who admits that he is a homosexual? Suppose this admitted homosexual wanted to make a speech in your community. Should he be allowed to speak, or not? (SPKHOMO)
TOTAL%
0) Inapplicable1,67334.1
1) Allowed2,75356.2
2) Not allowed4228.6
8) Dont know380.8
9) No answer150.3
TOTAL4901100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


SPKHOMO from General Social Survey, 2002
Consider a man who admits that he is a homosexual. Suppose this admitted homosexual wanted to make a speech in your community. Should he be allowed to speak, or not? (SPKHOMO)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, allowed to speak77283.5
2) Not allowed13814.9
8) Dont know111.2
9) No answer30.3
TOTAL924100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


LIBHOMO from General Social Survey, 2002
If some people in your community suggested that a book written by a homosexual in favor of homosexuality should be taken out of your public library, would you favor removing this book, or not? (LIBHOMO)
TOTAL%
1) Favor20622.3
2) Not favor69475.1
8) Dont know212.3
9) No answer30.3
TOTAL924100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


SPKHOMO from General Social Survey, 2004
Consider a man who admits that he is a homosexual. Suppose this admitted homosexual wanted to make a speech in your community. Should he be allowed to speak, or not? (SPKHOMO)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, allowed to speak75083.5
2) Not allowed14015.6
8) Dont know60.7
9) No answer20.2
TOTAL898100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


LIBHOMO from General Social Survey, 2004
If some people in your community suggested that a book written by a homosexual in favor of homosexuality should be taken out of your public library, would you favor removing this book, or not? (LIBHOMO)
TOTAL%
1) Favor23426.1
2) Not favor65372.7
8) Dont know80.9
9) No answer30.3
TOTAL898100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


SPKHOMO from General Social Survey, 2006
And what about a man who admits that he is a homosexual? A. Suppose this admitted homosexual wanted to make a speech in your community. Should he be allowed to speak, or not? (SPKHOMO)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, allowed to speak1,63581.6
2) Not allowed32616.3
8) Dont know331.6
9) No answer90.4
TOTAL2003100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


LIBHOMO from General Social Survey, 2006
And what about a man who admits that he is a homosexual? C. If some people in your community suggested that a book he wrote in favor of homosexuality should be taken out of your public library, would you favor removing this book, or not? (LIBHOMO)
TOTAL%
1) Favor47123.5
2) Not favor1,49574.6
8) Dont know331.6
9) No answer40.2
TOTAL2003100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


GAYLIB from Houston Area Survey, 1982-2010
For/Against: What about the efforts to guarantee equal civil rights for homosexual men and women? (84-90, 94, 97, 99, 01, 03, 05) (GAYLIB)
TOTAL%
-1) RF/DK7809.5
0) Against3,51642.8
1) For3,91447.7
TOTAL8210100.0
Survey Details
Scope:Single Unit (State, County, etc.)
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


SPKHOMO from General Social Survey, 2000
Consider a man who admits that he is a homosexual. Suppose this admitted homosexual wanted to make a speech in your community. Should he be allowed to speak, or not? (SPKHOMO)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, allowed to speak1,49480.3
2) Not allowed30516.4
8) Dont know563.0
9) No answer60.3
TOTAL1861100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


LIBHOMO from General Social Survey, 2000
If some people in your community suggested that a book written by a homosexual in favor of homosexuality should be taken out of your public library, would you favor removing this book, or not? (LIBHOMO)
TOTAL%
1) Favor47625.6
2) Not favor1,31970.9
8) Dont know613.3
9) No answer50.3
TOTAL1861100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


SOCHOMO from Religion and Politics Survey, 2000
Here are some social issues facing our country today. How interested are you in each one, quite interested, fairly interested, or not very interested? -- reducing intolerance toward homosexuals (SOCHOMO)
TOTAL%
1) Quite interested1,58128.2
2) Fairly interested1,54727.6
3) Not very interested2,26140.4
4) Dont know/refused2143.8
TOTAL5603100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


SPKHOMO from General Social Survey, 1990
And what about a man who admits that he is a homosexual? Suppose this admitted homosexual wanted to make a speech in your community. Should he be allowed to speak, or not? (SPKHOMO)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, allowed to speak67473.5
2) Not allowed20622.5
8) Dont know343.7
9) No answer30.3
TOTAL917100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


LIBHOMO from General Social Survey, 1990
And what about a man who admits that he is a homosexual? If some people in your community suggested that a book he wrote in favor of homosexuality should be taken out of your public library, would you favor removing this book, or not? (LIBHOMO)
TOTAL%
1) Favor30333.0
2) Not favor58663.9
8) Dont know252.7
9) No answer30.3
TOTAL917100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


SPKHOMO from General Social Survey, 1996
And what about a man who admits that he is a homosexual? Suppose this admitted homosexual wanted to make a speech in your community. Should he be allowed to speak, or not? (SPKHOMO)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, allowed to speak1,55380.8
2) Not allowed32516.9
8) Dont know442.3
9) No answer10.1
TOTAL1923100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


LIBHOMO from General Social Survey, 1996
And what about a man who admits that he is a homosexual? If some people in your community suggested that a book he wrote in favor of homosexuality should be taken out of your public library, would you favor removing this book, or not? (LIBHOMO)
TOTAL%
1) Favor53627.9
2) Not favor1,32568.9
8) Dont know573.0
9) No answer50.3
TOTAL1923100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


SPKHOMO from General Social Survey, 1988
Consider a man who admits that he is a homosexual. Suppose this admitted homosexual wanted to make a speech in your community. Should he be allowed to speak, or not? (SPKHOMO)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, allowed to speak68169.7
2) Not allowed25726.3
8) Dont know373.8
9) No answer20.2
TOTAL977100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


LIBHOMO from General Social Survey, 1988
If some people in your community suggested that a book written by a homosexual in favor of homosexuality should be taken out of your public library, would you favor removing this book, or not? (LIBHOMO)
TOTAL%
1) Favor35035.8
2) Not favor58960.3
8) Dont know353.6
9) No answer30.3
TOTAL977100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


SPKHOMO from General Social Survey, 1991
And what about a man who admits that he is a homosexual? Suppose this admitted homosexual wanted to make a speech in your community. Should he be allowed to speak, or not? (SPKHOMO)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, allowed to speak75275.7
2) Not allowed21421.6
8) Dont know242.4
9) No answer30.3
TOTAL993100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


LIBHOMO from General Social Survey, 1991
And what about a man who admits that he is a homosexual? If some people in your community suggested that a book he wrote in favor of homosexuality should be taken out of your public library, would you favor removing this book, or not? (LIBHOMO)
TOTAL%
1) Favor28228.4
2) Not favor67868.3
8) Dont know292.9
9) No answer40.4
TOTAL993100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


H5LNDLRD from State of Disunion Survey, 1996
Now I want you to tell me how much you agree with these statements about homosexuaity. Would you say you completely agree, mostly agree, mostly disagree, or completely disagree that . . . e. landlords should not have to rent to homosexuals if they are morally opposed to homosexuality. (H5LNDLRD)
TOTAL%
1) Completely agree33418.4
2) Mostly agree39321.6
3) Mostly disagree46125.4
4) Completely disagree46625.7
5) Dont know1628.9
TOTAL1816100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


SPKHOMO from General Social Survey, 1998
Consider a man who admits that he is a homosexual. Suppose this admitted homosexual wanted to make a speech in your community. Should he be allowed to speak, or not? (SPKHOMO)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, allowed to speak1,51980.7
2) Not allowed30616.3
8) Dont know542.9
9) No answer30.2
TOTAL1882100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


LIBHOMO from General Social Survey, 1998
If some people in your community suggested that a book written by a homosexual in favor of homosexuality should be taken out of your public library, would you favor removing this book, or not? (LIBHOMO)
TOTAL%
1) Favor47925.5
2) Not favor1,31669.9
8) Dont know834.4
9) No answer40.2
TOTAL1882100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


CHOMRITE from Life Choices, 1990
I am going to read you a list of social and political issues that are being discussed today. For each, please tell me how concerned you are personally -- very concerned, fairly concerned, not too concerned, or not concerned at all? S. The rights of homosexuals (CHOMRITE)
TOTAL%
1) Very concerned29914.2
2) Fairly concerned42520.2
3) Not too concerned64330.5
4) Not concerned at all74135.2
TOTAL2108100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Other
Mode:In-Person


SPKHOMO from General Social Survey, 1976
Consider a man who admits that he is a homosexual. Suppose this admitted homosexual wanted to make a speech in your community. Should he be allowed to speak, or not? (SPKHOMO)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, allowed to speak92761.8
2) Not allowed52234.8
8) Dont know473.1
9) No answer30.2
TOTAL1499100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


LIBHOMO from General Social Survey, 1976
If some people in your community suggested that a book written by a homosexual in favor of homosexuality should be taken out of your public library, would you favor removing this book, or not? (LIBHOMO)
TOTAL%
1) Favor61441.0
2) Not favor83055.4
8) Dont know533.5
9) No answer20.1
TOTAL1499100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


SPKHOMO from General Social Survey, 1980
Consider a man who admits that he is a homosexual. Suppose this admitted homosexual wanted to make a speech in your community. Should he be allowed to speak, or not? (SPKHOMO)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, allowed to speak96765.9
2) Not allowed45531.0
8) Dont know463.1
9) No answer
TOTAL1468100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


LIBHOMO from General Social Survey, 1980
If some people in your community suggested that a book written by a homosexual in favor of homosexuality should be taken out of your public library, would you favor removing this book, or not? (LIBHOMO)
TOTAL%
1) Favor58139.6
2) Not favor85358.1
8) Dont know322.2
9) No answer20.1
TOTAL1468100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


HATECR3B from Southern Focus Poll, South Survey, Spring 1996
[ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO SAID HATE CRIME LAWS ARE A GOOD IDEA] How about hate crime laws that impose special penalties when crimes are directed against gay men and lesbians on account of their sexual orientation? Do you think that the hate crime laws should also include sexual orientation? (HATECR3B)
TOTAL%
1) Good idea34668.1
2) Bad idea10620.9
3) Both/neither91.8
4) Dont know/No answer479.3
TOTAL508100.0
Survey Details
Scope:Regional Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


SPKHOMO from General Social Survey, 1994
Consider a man who admits that he is a homosexual. Suppose this admitted homosexual wanted to make a speech in your community. Should he be allowed to speak, or not? (SPKHOMO)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, allowed to speak1,57879.1
2) Not allowed36318.2
8) Dont know472.4
9) No answer80.4
TOTAL1996100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


LIBHOMO from General Social Survey, 1994
If some people in your community suggested that a book written by a homosexual in favor of homosexuality should be taken out of your public library, would you favor removing this book, or not? (LIBHOMO)
TOTAL%
1) Favor56228.2
2) Not favor1,36668.4
8) Dont know613.1
9) No answer70.4
TOTAL1996100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


ACTIVE7 from Survey of Religion and Community Life in Indianapolis, 1999
How important should it be for religious groups to influence public policy to support gay and lesbian rights in Indianapolis? (ACTIVE7)
TOTAL%
1) Very important13316.5
2) Somewhat important21426.6
3) Not too important15919.7
4) Not at all important28735.6
8) Dont know81.0
9) Refused50.6
TOTAL806100.0
Survey Details
Scope:Single Unit (State, County, etc.)
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


SPKHOMO from General Social Survey, 1993
Consider a man who admits that he is a homosexual. Suppose this admitted homosexual wanted to make a speech in your community. Should he be allowed to speak, or not? (SPKHOMO)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, allowed to speak83978.0
2) Not allowed19918.5
8) Dont know353.3
9) No answer20.2
TOTAL1075100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


LIBHOMO from General Social Survey, 1993
If some people in your community suggested that a book written by an admitted homosexual in favor of homosexuality should be taken out of your public library, would you favor removing this book, or not? (LIBHOMO)
TOTAL%
1) Favor31329.1
2) Not favor71366.3
8) Dont know454.2
9) No answer40.4
TOTAL1075100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


GAYLIB from Tulsa, Oklahoma Area Survey, 1986
Please tell me whether you are generally for or against the efforts to guarantee equal civil rights for homosexual men and women. (GAYLIB)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly for103.3
2) For11438.0
3) Against11036.7
4) Strongly against4414.7
8) Uncertain196.3
9) No answer31.0
TOTAL300100.0
Survey Details
Scope:Regional Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


GAYLIB from Tulsa, Oklahoma Area Survey, 1985
FOR THE FOLLOWING PUBLIC ISSUE, PLEASE TELL ME WHETHER YOU ARE STRONGLY FOR IT, FOR IT, AGAINST IT, OR STRONGLY AGAINST IT. What do you think about the efforts to guarantee equal civil rights for homosexual men and women? (GAYLIB)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly for it258.3
2) For it9933.0
3) Against it8729.0
4) Strongly against it6521.7
8) Dont know186.0
9) No answer62.0
TOTAL300100.0
Survey Details
Scope:Regional Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


HATECR3B from Southern Focus Poll, Oversample Survey, Spring 1996
[ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO SAID HATE CRIME LAWS ARE A GOOD IDEA] How about hate crime laws that impose special penalties when crimes are directed against gay men and lesbians on account of their sexual orientation? Do you think that the hate crime laws should also include sexual orientation? (HATECR3B)
TOTAL%
1) Good idea6864.2
2) Bad idea2523.6
3) Both/neither
4) Dont know/No answer1312.3
TOTAL106100.0
Survey Details
Scope:Regional Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


 

Subcategories
AdoptionThis question type asks whether or not homosexuals should be allowed to adopt children,.
Comfort withThis question type asks the respondent about their level of comfort with homosexuals.
CultureThis question type asks about the influence of homosexuals on culture/pop culture.
Job DiscriminationThis question type asks about respondent's views of laws that limit discrimination against sexual minorities in the workplace.
MarriageThis question type asks the respondent if homosexuals should be allowed to marry.
Military ServiceThis question type asks respondents about gays and lesbians serving in the military.
Morality ofThis question type asks about the perceived morality of homosexuality
Relationships/ParentingThis question type asks about the perceived quality of gay/lesbian relationships or gays/lesbians as parents.
Tolerance/Civil RightsThis question type asks about whether homosexuals should be granted certain rights, such as free speech.

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