Gay & Lesbian Issues

In the New York Times | The G.O.P.’s Assertive God Squad

[02.25.2015]

New York Times’ columnist Frank Bruni helped PRRI launch the American Values Atlas (AVA) with style when he wrote his weekly column entirely on AVA data.

10 Things the American Values Atlas Teaches Us About America’s Religious Landscape

[02.25.2015]

Using the newly released American Values Atlas, we explore ten important trends present in America’s evolving religious landscape.

Introducing the American Values Atlas (AVA)

[02.25.2015]

PRRI launched the American Values Atlas (AVA), a new tool allowing users to explore the religious, political, and demographic landscape of the United States, as well as Americans’ attitudes toward political issues, such as immigration, same-sex marriage, and abortion.

State of the States on Same-sex Marriage

[02.11.2015]

Using new data from the PRRI American Values Atlas, we’re now able to see how each separate state feels about same-sex marriage.

Support for Same-sex Marriage in Alabama Lowest in Nation

[02.10.2015]

A run-down of attitudes on same-sex marriage in Alabama.

The Catholic Clash: How Social Issues Divide Clergy and Congregants

[10.15.2014]

After liberal language is used in a synod report, Catholic conservatives bit back. But how do congregant values stack up against institutional outlook?

In The Atlantic | Is Support for Gay Marriage Dropping?

[10.02.2014]

Today, The Atlantic features an article by PRRI’s CEO Robert P. Jones and Research Director Daniel Cox, who push back against speculations, based on a single recent poll from Pew, that support for same-sex marriage is declining. They give four reasons why dips in support for same-sex marriage in individual polls do not indicate a reversal of the current trend.

PRRI in the New York Times | Social Worker Spreads a Message of Acceptance to Mormons with Gay Children

[09.15.2014]

A recent New York Times article on growing acceptance of the gay community within Mormonism features PRRI data from our 2014 LGBT survey.

Churches They Are a Changin’: Americans’ Attitudes Toward Same-sex Marriage Are Transforming the Face of Congregations

[09.12.2014]

A new study released by Duke University finds that churches are increasingly welcoming gay and lesbian couples in committed relationships to their congregations. These findings underscore PRRI data that indicate religious groups have seen an astonishing shift in perspectives on same-sex marriage in the past decade.

Target’s Support for Same-sex Marriage Mirrors Customers’ Views

[08.07.2014]

Target’s endorsement of same-sex marriage won’t alienate customers, but Walmart could see more of a backlash from shoppers should the big-box store follow its competitor’s lead.