Gay & Lesbian Issues

Morning Buzz | Texas Attorney General Says County Clerks Can Refuse Gay Couples

[06.30.2015]

In today’s buzz, the Texas attorney general on same-sex marriage licenses, plus SCOTUS on lethal injection and toxic emissions.

In the New York Times | Poll: Most Americans Expect Supreme Court to OK Gay Marriage

[06.11.2015]

The New York Times and the Associated Press report on PRRI’s new survey how Americans think the Supreme Court will vote on same-sex marriage.

In the New York Times | On Same-Sex Marriage, Catholics Are Leading the Way

[05.27.2015]

The New York Times’ Frank Bruni uses AVA findings to show that American Catholics are more progressive than many believe them to be.

In The Atlantic | Religious Americans Support Gay Marriage

[04.28.2015]

PRRI CEO Robert P. Jones’ latest article in The Atlantic shows that support for same-sex marriage among religious Americans has jumped nearly 20 percentage points in the last decade.

Attitudes on Same-sex Marriage by Religious Affiliation and Denominational Family

[04.22.2015]

Ahead of arguments for the SCOTUS same-sex marriage case taking place next week, PRRI takes a look at support for same-sex marriage by religious affilliation.

Map: Legal Status of and Support for Same-sex Marriage in Each State

[04.21.2015]

Data from PRRI’s American Values Atlas shows how support for same-sex marriage looks different depending on the legal status of same-sex marriage in all 50 states.

Watch PRRI CEO Robert P. Jones on HuffPost Live

[04.03.2015]

In the midst of a national conversation on Indiana and Arkansas’ religious freedom bills, Jones discusses millennial attitudes on homosexuality, same-sex marriage, and other LGBT issues with HuffPost Live host Josh Zepps.

Eight in Ten Americans Oppose Allowing Small Business Owners to Refuse Service to Gays, Lesbians on Religious Grounds

[04.01.2015]

Eight in Ten Americans Oppose Allowing Small Business Owners to Refuse to Serve Gay People on Religious Grounds

Morning Buzz | Reform Judaism Welcomes First Lesbian Leader

[03.17.2015]

In today’s buzz, gay groups march in Boston’s St. Patrick’s Day parade for first time ever and—for another first—US Reform Jewish Rabbis install lesbian leader.

Morning Buzz | Utah Lawmakers Pass LGBT Anti-Discrimination Bill

[03.13.2015]

In today’s buzz, American Baptist College president speaks out against homophobia and Pope Francis removes Minnesota priest who molested boys from priesthood.