Over a quarter of Northern Irish people would mind a gay person living next door

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Two young Italian girls, both dressed as bride advocating for same-sex marriage at the 2010 Gay Pride in Rome
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More than a quarter of people in Northern Ireland would mind a gay, lesbian, or bisexual person living next door, a new report has found.

The survey questioned participants about their negative attitudes towards people from different backgrounds including race, disability, and sexual orientation over the last six years.

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The research found that 27 percent of people would not like to be next door neighbors with a gay person and a further 42 percent said they would be unhappy about them becoming an inlaw, the Irish Central reports.

Photo By Blackcat (Own work) [CC-BY-SA-3.0], via Wikimedia Commons

Two young Italian girls, both dressed as bride advocating for same-sex marriage at the 2010 Gay Pride in Rome

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