Gay & Lesbian Issues

Morning Buzz | One in Ten Young Adults Calls Stewart, Colbert Most Trusted News Source

[07.29.2015]

In today’s buzz, the NFL’s first female coach, plus the Boy Scouts of America lift its ban on gay scout leaders.

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

[07.28.2015]

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.

Morning Buzz | America’s Black Clergy on Religious Liberty, Discrimination

[07.21.2015]

In today’s buzz, the fine line between religious liberty and discrimination, plus the pope’s upcoming address to Congress.

Morning Buzz | Taylor Swift Concert Brings Together Democratic, Republican Lawmakers

[07.15.2015]

In today’s buzz, the Boy Scouts of America have lifted a ban on gay scout leaders, and the Pentagon is a step closer to ending their ban on openly transgender individuals serving in the military.

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

[07.01.2015]

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.

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.