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Same-sex prom dates

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When I was in high school, I was asked to leave my senior prom by the principle because my date was another boy...Your feelings on same-sex dates in high school?

Your sex and sexual preference please!

20% (37) Straight Male
20% (38) Bi Male
32% (61) Gay
5% (11) Unsure Male
3% (7) Straight Female
9% (17) Bi Female
6% (12) Lesbian
1% (2) Unsure Female

185 voters have answered this question.

Your age please!

1% (2) Under 10
2% (5) 10-12
36% (67) 13-15
36% (67) 16-18
12% (23) 19-22
10% (20) Over 23

184 voters have answered this question.

Do you think that teens should be allowed to bring same-sex dates to after-school, but school sponsored, events?

80% (149) Yes
7% (14) No
9% (18) I'm not sure, but probably yes
1% (3) I'm not sure, but probably no

184 voters have answered this question.

Girls commonly dance with girls at high school dances. Yet there is a stigma against boys dancing with boys. How do you feel about this?

45% (82) It's strictly peer pressure and it's wrong.
7% (14) Boys shouldn't be allowed to dance with boys at all.
38% (69) Boys wouldn't do it because they are afraid of being called gay or being made fun of.
34% (62) I'm alright with it, but it ain't ever going to be cool.
5% (9) Other (please comment).

179 voters have answered this question.

Do you think that teens are mature enough to really know their sexual identity?

54% (100) It soley depends on the person.
15% (28) Teens are a raging bundle of hormones and because of this, no.
30% (55) Older teens, say 16-19, yes.
4% (8) Definitely not. Teens are confused enough on other issues to make this decision impossible.
3% (6) I think that homosexuality is a perversion and is wrong.
35% (64) Yes. Sexual identity is set at birth.
2% (5) Other (please comment).

182 voters have answered this question.

Did anyone in your high school bring a same-sex date to any school events?

54% (99) Yes
21% (40) No
7% (13) Not in high school yet.
16% (30) I don't know.

182 voters have answered this question.

If same-sex dates did happen and your school, what was the general reaction?

28% (46) Some people harrassed them, but most thought it was cool and that they were very brave.
20% (32) No one harrassed them.
7% (12) They were asked to leave.
4% (7) They were harrassed to the point where they were forced to leave or were told it was best to leave.
35% (56) Everyone knew about them anyway, so it was no big deal.
10% (17) No one knew it was going to happen and everyone was shocked but okay with it.
6% (10) No one knew it was going to happen and everyone was shocked and they were harrassed.
3% (5) Other (please comment).
22% (36) Never happened.

159 voters have answered this question.

Did/do you have any gay/lesbian friends in high school?

8% (16) No.
3% (6) Yes, but I didn't find out until after high school.
68% (122) Yes.
16% (29) I'm pretty sure I do/did.
3% (6) I'm pretty sure I don't/didn't.

179 voters have answered this question.

Do you think that there should be laws protecting gays/lebians from harrassment?

80% (143) Yes
10% (19) No
8% (15) Not sure

177 voters have answered this question.

Do you think that there should be laws requiring high schools to allow same-sex dates at school events?

74% (132) Yes
15% (28) No
10% (18) Not sure

178 voters have answered this question.

This poll was created on 2003-07-01 21:24:36 by nakedguy
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