Same-sex marriage: Irish campaign had negative effect on most LGBTI people

The first study of the negative social and psychological impacts of the campaign in Ireland reveals a high degree of distress among respondents

Advertisements for the anti-marriage equality case in the Irish referendum caused a majority of LGBTI people to feel angry and distressed, according to a new study.

The survey of 1,657 Irish LGBTI people also found that only a minority of respondents would be prepared to face the referendum again if they did not know about the eventual successful outcome.

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