Poll: Support for marriage equality in Poland doubled over nine years, but remains low
According to a new poll, support for equal marriage in Poland has doubled since 2003, but still remains low.
The poll by TNS Polska indicated that in 2003, 8% of Polish people supported marriage equality, which had risen to 16% in 2012, reports Polskie Radio.
The study was conducted between 6 and 10 December 2012 from a representative sample of 1000.
The poll also found that 43% of Poles supported cohabitation of unmarried couples in 2003, which rose to 51% in 2012.
It was seen as a step forward for gay rights in the Eastern European country – although it falls far short of marriage equality, and the measure was facing stiff opposition from social conservatives.
Yesterday in the UK, three quarters of Conservative peers and 67% of cross-benchers surveyed in a poll said the government should call a halt to its plans to introduce equal marriage for England and Wales, according to ComRes.