Porn Predicts Same-Sex Marriage Support, Says Regnerus

(Updated) Sociologist says statistical link is strong for men but not for women.

Update (Feb. 4): Regnerus notes that researchers using a different data set have also found that porn consumption does predict support for same-sex marriage among heterosexual men.

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Mark Regnerus has written another sex and sociology article sure to make waves.

In short: He suggests a correlation among young adult men (but not women) between regular porn consumption and support for same-sex marriage.

Regnerus mined his New Family Structures Study for "a possible link between porn and sentiment toward same-sex marriage." His conclusion: "Young adult men's support for redefining marriage ... may be, in part, a byproduct of regular exposure to diverse and graphic sex acts."

From his recent article in Public Discourse:

But of the men who view pornographic material "every day or almost every day," 54 percent "strongly agreed" that gay and lesbian marriage should be legal, compared with around 13 percent of those whose porn-use patterns were either monthly or less often than that. Statistical tests ...
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