Gay marriage has been a controversial topic in the United States for quite some time. Yet, within all that time there has been no specific study on the subjective reasons for why gay men and women want to get married. Love? Benefits? Other? A study on this topic ran by Jessica Madrid and Stephen Rice shows that even though attitudes towards gay marriage in the United States are changing for the better there is still cynicism and opposition towards same-sex marriage, yet interestingly enough there seems to be even more cynicism towards heterosexual marriage. Why do YOU want to get married, gay or straight?