83% of Germans say yes to gay marriage

The vast majority of people in Germany are in favour of same-sex marriage, and the coalition government led by Angela Merkel (who’s against it) is out of step with public opinion.

The latest official survey by the¬†government’s own Federal Anti-Discrimination Agency shows that 83% of the population think gay and lesbian couples deserve marriage equality. ¬†That’s an 18% increase compared to a decade ago. 75% of Germans now support full adoption rights for same-sex couples. Continue reading “83% of Germans say yes to gay marriage”