Homophobia Falls Faster Where Same-Sex Marriage Is Legalized..

New research has found that US states which legalised gay marriage before the 2015 Supreme Court ruling became more accepting of LGBT+ people at a quicker rate. The study led by psychologist Eugene Ofosu found that “while anti-gay bias has been decreasing over time,” it did so “at roughly double” the speed after states introduced equal marriage. “We find both implicit and explicit anti-gay bias was decreasing or stable over time before same-sex marriage legislation,” researchers wrote in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. “However, following the passing of legislation perceived as supportive of this marginalised population, on average, anti-gay bias declined at a steeper rate”…

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