New research finds almost 60% in favor of adoption by gay parents in Brazil
Almost 60% of Brazilians are for adoption by gay couples
According to the research, which has heard 2,363 internet users all over Brazil, between March 11th and 19th, among all interviewees, regardless of their sexual orientation, 45% said to be willing to adopt a child. Among those who are openly gay, that number rises to 60%.
According to Ibope, 34% of the interviewees said that if a family member came out, they would support them, whereas 7% said they would be against, 28% indifferent and 31% didn’t know how to answer.
Among the interviewees who assume their homosexuality or bisexuality, men appear in greater number than women: 16% and 8%, respectively. The research also found that the younger someone is, the more they assume their sexual orientation: 15% of those are up to 29 years old; 10% are between 30 and 49 years old; and only 5% are at 50 years old and above.
According to research, 42% of the gay people declared no to have a religion. Comparatively, that number is 13% among heterosexuals. Most of the interviewees who did not want to answer about their sexual orientation are catholic (53%).