A recent poll claims that British Muslims are more likely to be proud of gay rights than secular Britons.

The research was conducted by YouGov for a forthcoming Demos essay collection on Conservative attitudes to race and ethnicity in modern Britain.

It concluded that almost half of British Muslims agree with the statement "I am proud of how Britain treats gay people" and found that 15 per cent strongly agreed with the statement, while only 8 per cent of secular Brits strongly agreed.

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