Changing Attitudes on Gay Marriage
In 2001, roughly one-third of both whites and blacks expressed support for same-sex marriage. Today, 49% of whites support same-sex marriage, as do 38% of blacks.
Source: Aggregated data from Pew Research Center polls conducted in each year.
2013 figures are based on one poll from March 2013. Question wording can be found here (PDF),
and information on the Pew Research Centerís polling methodology can be foundm here.