Marriage denial makes it hard for gay couples to take care of each other.
|62%||of Latino Catholics support allowing same-sex couples to marry.”|
“Being married has brought such happiness to my life, and denying someone else a chance at that kind of happiness, just because they’re gay, seems hurtful to me. If a gay couple wants to marry and make that promise to each other, I don’t think we should stand in their way.”
Think about how you would feel if your spouse got really sick and you couldn’t take time off to help take care of them — because your employer didn’t treat you as married. This is one of the many ways that excluding gay couples from marriage makes it harder for them to take care of each other.
Learn more about Latino community attitudes towards same-sex couples and find tools to help with these conversations in our Resources section.