Web Exclusive: Read studies by Patrick Egan and Kenneth Sherrill

Winter 2010

For the full article: Marriage for Same-Sex Couples, A Conversation

Read Patrick Egan and Kenneth Sherrill's full studies:

Marriage and the Shifting Priorities of a New Generation of Lesbians and Gays
"Gay people themselves have shown a remarkable degree of ambivalence over [marriage rights], particularly when civil unions are offered as an alternative."

Findings from the Hunter College Poll of Lesbians, Gays, and Bisexuals:
New Discoveries about Identity, Political Attitudes, and Civic Engagement

"Ranked slightly behind [workplace discrimination protections, laws against bias crimes, and federal benefits for same-sex partners] are parental and adoption rights, funding for the fight against AIDS, and {perhaps surprisingly, given the extent to which this goal has dominated the headlines] the right to civil marriage."