Legalizing same-sex marriage may help decrease both implicit and explicit anti-gay bias, according to a longitudinal survey of nearly 1 million Americans from 2005 to 2016. Published this week in PNAS:
Legalization of same-sex marriage resulted in dramatic decreases in anti-gay bias across the US, suggesting that government legislation can inform attitudes even on religiously and politically entrenched positions. In PNAS:
Same-sex marriage legalization in USA associated with reduced implicit and explicit antigay bias via
Citation: Eugene K. Ofosu, Michelle K. Chambers, Jacqueline M. Chen, and Eric Hehman, "Same-sex marriage legalization associated with reduced implicit and explicit antigay bias" ., April 15, 2019.