Mini Poll Results

Boycotts or Girlcotts?

Have you ever personally boycotted a business because you disagreed with its stance on an issue?
  • 85%
    Yes
  • 15%
    No
For which of the following reasons are you most likely to boycott?
  • 10%
    Environmental reasons
  • 1%
    Aesthetic reasons
  • 24%
    Political reasons
  • 0%
    Legal reasons
  • 6%
    Economic reasons
  • 4%
    Religious reasons
  • 43%
    Ethical/moral reasons
  • 0%
    Peer/spouse/parental pressure
  • 12%
    Not likely to boycott
Have you ever personally gone out of your way to spend money at a business because you agreed with its stance on an issue?
  • 76%
    Yes
  • 24%
    No
How effective a form of protest do you think boycotts against businesses are?
  • 15%
    Very effective
  • 56%
    Somewhat effective
  • 24%
    Not every effective
  • 6%
    Useless
How many of the backstories in the first paragraph of this poll’s introduction do you recognize?
  • 35%
    4
  • 38%
    3
  • 15%
    2
  • 6%
    1
  • 6%
    None
Is low voter turnout the same as a boycott?
  • 1%
    Yes, completely
  • 32%
    Yes, partially
  • 66%
    No
Do you use the term “girlcott” to focus on the actions or rights of women?
  • 1%
    Yes
  • 88%
    No
  • 10%
    Not until now, but I will