I decided to compare the search traffic for Same-Sex Marriage vs. gay Marriage – wondering which phrase users are using more and if there is a difference by location.
The results are clear – overall Americans search Google far more for the phrase ‘Gay Marriage’ than for ‘Same Sex Marriage’
Next I looked to see if search phrase choice was related to location of the searcher. Not surprisingly there were significant differences.
The term Same-Sex Marriage was most prevalent in the following locations
The term Gay Marriage was most prevalent in the following locations