Professors Analyze New Political Survey of Gays, Lesbians

December 12, 2007 | City Talk with Doug Muzzio

Gays don’t always learn from their families how to vote, as other segments of the population usually do. Is that why gays and lesbians are much more politically engaged? Why do the overwhelming majority vote Democratic? Kenneth Sherrill, professor of political science at Hunter College, and Patrick Egan, an assistant professor at New York University, discuss unexpected findings of a recent political survey delving into the backgrounds of lesbians, gays and bisexuals.
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