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From Plato to NATO

A visit with Marvin Overby, Professor, Political Science

By Jessica Huang
Published: - Topics: African American advertising LGBT political campaign nation building

LGBT Politics


Overby has also done research in how relationships with homosexual people affects voting records. The conclusion, referred to as “the contact hypothesis,” is this: “If you know a homosexual couple who have been together for a year or more, you are substantially less likely to be opposed to gay marriage.”