Gay & Lesbian Issues
Using new data from the PRRI American Values Atlas, we’re now able to see how each separate state feels about same-sex marriage.
In today’s buzz, Americans lie about their piety and “sins,” plus Huckabee mocks climate change and mindfulness seeps into the criminal justice system.
In today’s buzz, 1-in-4 believe there’s a “12th man” on the field, the country embraces gay athletes, and the NYT explains Pope Francis’ remarks on climate change.
In today’s buzz, race may impact a person’s concern about climate change, SCOTUS may be becoming wary of the death penalty, and your opinions may not be based on facts.
In today’s buzz, states rally for a final answer on the same-sex marriage debate, a new documentary explores drug abuse and faith communities, and a prominent atheist admits spirituality can help reveal truths.
In today’s Buzz, a gay teacher is fired over her “non-traditional pregnancy,” the Boston Globe launches a new site for Catholic news, a movement aims to mandate paid sick leave, and a new map shows which counties prohibit any sort of happy hour.
In today’s Buzz, a “megadrought” seems likely to grip the Southwest, legislators discuss reimbursing doctors for end-of-life care, some suggest that the federal government would run better with more employees, and the same-sex marriage debate becomes a campaign issue in Florida.
In today’s Buzz, why it’s so hard for white people to understand Ferguson, the Supreme Court moves closer to addressing same-sex marriage, Compton allows school police to carry semiautomatic rifles, racial gaps in health outcomes narrow but remain wide, and Christian conservatives believe they’re in a “Babylonian exile.”
In today’s Buzz, a reporter gets arrested in Ferguson, summer jobs might soon be a thing of the past, more gay people are leaving urban enclaves for the suburbs, evangelicals plan a solidarity trip to Israel, and David Gushee tries to turn down the temperature in evangelicals’ conversations about LGBT issues.
In today’s Buzz, St. Louis erupts into riots, a leaked Senate campaign memo reveals our worst fears about politics, restaurant workers struggle for tips, the culture wars move into Latin America, and a HIV-positive college student writes about the stigma of HIV and AIDS.