Gay & Lesbian Issues

Two-thirds of Catholics Oppose Refusing Service to LGBT People on Religious Grounds


As Kim Davis continues to make headlines, and the pope will speak on religious freedom in Philadelphia, we take a look at where US Catholics stand on the issue.

Where Washington, D.C., NYC, and Philadelphia Catholics Differ—and Where They Agree


Ahead of Pope Francis’ trip to the U.S., we take a look at where Catholics in each of the cities he will visit stand on key policy issues.

American Catholics on the Issues by Religious Attendance


PRRI’s latest survey highlighted important racial and ethnic divides in the U.S. Catholic population — and new analysis shows that Catholics are divided by religious participation as well.

In the New York Times | Gay and Transgender Catholics Urge Pope Francis to Take a Stand


The pope’s U.S. visit comes at a pivotal time for the LGBT community. According to the American Values Atlas, 60 percent of Catholics favor allowing gay and lesbian couples to marry legally.

Majorities of Each Political Party Support LGBT Nondiscrimination Laws


Though SCOTUS has ruled same-sex marriage legal across the U.S., same-sex couples may still be subject to discrimination.

Nearly One-quarter of Americans Oppose Same-sex Marriage While Supporting Nondiscrimination Laws


The Supreme Court ruling for same-sex marriage is just first of many hurdles the LGBT community faces as they strive for acceptance and equal rights.

Attitudes on Same-sex Marriage Among Texans


Texas attorney general says state officials can refuse to give out same-sex marriage licenses; PRRI takes a look at what Texan subgroups think about the issue.

In the New York Times | Evan Wolfson: What’s Next in the Fight for Gay Equality


In light of SCOTUS’ ruling on same-sex marriage, The New York Times’ op-ed contributor Evan Wolfson uses PRRI to explore what’s next for the LGBT community.

In the Atlantic | After Same-Sex Marriage, Then What?


In his latest article for The Atlantic, PRRI CEO Robert P. Jones explores what’s next for the LGBT community once SCOTUS rules on same-sex marriage.

In The Associated Press/The New York Times | 5 Things to Know About Public Opinion on Same-Sex Marriage


One of the five things the Associated Press/New York Times says everyone should know about same-sex marriage ahead of the SCOTUS case comes from a PRRI survey.