The Legal Recognition of Same-Sex Relationships in the United States: A Social Science Perspective

University of California, Davis
September 2006
Gregory M. Herek writes an up-to-date survey of social science research, and concludes that ending the exclusion of same-sex couples from marriage would benefit the couples, their kids, and society; and that as the public has a chance to consider this evidence, support for marriage equality will continue to grow. [Link]