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  • Poll: Support for Gay Marriage Grows

    04/28/2009 6:37:43 PM PDT · by Alter Kaker · 51 replies · 3,325+ views
    CBS News ^ | April 28, 209
    Forty-two percent of Americans now say same sex couples should be allowed to legally marry, a new CBS News/New York Times poll finds. That's up nine points from last month, when 33 percent supported legalizing same sex marriage. Support for same sex marriage is now at its highest point since CBS News starting asking about it in 2004. Twenty-eight percent say same sex couples should have no legal recognition – down from 35 percent in March – while 25 percent support civil unions, but not marriage, for gay couples. As has historically been the case on this issue, liberals are...
  • Lessons about gays will be compulsory from age of 11 (UK)

    04/28/2009 9:15:46 AM PDT · by markomalley · 37 replies · 1,063+ views
    Daily Mail ^ | 4/28/2009 | Sarah Harris
    Pupils as young as 11 will be taught about homosexuality and civil partnerships in compulsory sex education classes. All secondary schools - including faith schools - will have to teach children about same-sex relationships as well as traditional families. Previously, heads could decide to opt out of teaching the controversial subject. Personal, social and health education classes are due to become part of the compulsory national curriculum in primary and secondary schools from September 2011. Family and faith groups yesterday condemned the proposals. From the first year in primary school, four and five-year-old children will learn about different body parts,...