Infographic: Millennials Say Contraception is Critical for the Financial Security of Women

Contraception’s cost, accessibility, and morality have been hotly debated in recent years—but for millennials, contraception is hardly a controversial topic. This is according to our latest survey, which explores the attitudes of 2,300+ Americans, age 18-35, on issues of sexuality, reproductive health, and public policies on abortion and contraception. The survey reveals that millennials disagree on a number of sexual health issues, including the usefulness of sex education, the legality [&# … [Read more...]

WATCH: How Race and Religion Shape Millennial Attitudes on Sexuality and Reproductive Health

On Friday, March 27, 2015, the Public Religion Research Institute (PRRI) released its latest survey, “How Race and Religion Shape Millennial Attitudes on Sexuality and Reproductive Health.” Watch the video of the survey’s release below. PRRI CEO Dr. Robert P. Jones explores the survey’s findings in a conversation with Tina Hoff, a Senior Vice President for the Kaiser Family Foundation and Director of the Kaiser Family Foundation’s Health Communication and Media Par … [Read more...]

Valentine’s Day: The Decline of Romance

We took a look at the 2013 PRRI/RNS Religion News Survey to see how couples at various stages in their relationship—from less than two years to over 30 years—celebrate Valentine’s Day. … [Read more...]

The Morning Buzz | D.C. Residents Most Likely to Identify as LGBT

New data from Gallup shows that residents in the District of Columbia are most likely to identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender (10%), while people in North Dakota are least likely to identify as LGBT (1.7%). Perhaps unsurprisingly, Gallup found that of the 10 states and D.C. where at least 4% of respondents identified as LGBT, seven are among the most liberal states in the country. … [Read more...]

Dinner and a Movie…And Sex?

Dinner and a movie: it’s a classic combination. But on Valentine’s Day, does this romantic pairing also include sex? The answers vary according to gender and religious affiliation. … [Read more...]

Dinner and a Movie…And Sex?

Dinner and a movie: it’s a classic combination. But on Valentine’s Day, does this romantic pairing also include sex? The answers vary according to gender and religious affiliation. … [Read more...]

The Morning Buzz | Most Americans Support Minimum Wage Hike

In his State of the Union address on Tuesday night, President Obama called for a minimum wage increase. Republicans immediately rejected the proposal, but it's actually quite popular. Two-thirds of Americans - and a majority of Republicans - favor raising the minimum wage to $10/hr. … [Read more...]

Graphic of the Week | Valentine’s Day (What Are Your Plans?)

This week's graphic illustrates gender divides on sex, money, and romance when Valentine's Day rolls around. … [Read more...]

The Morning Buzz | New Survey Finds Large Gender Gap on Valentine’s Day Expectations

Welcome to the Morning Buzz, PRRI’s morning dose of religion-related news with a shot of data – because what doesn’t liven up a morning round-up like some public opinion numbers? If your cat needs a birthday present, may I suggest this? Our new survey finds large gender gaps on men and women’s expectations for Valentine’s Day. Men are twenty points more likely than women to predict that they will have... more … [Read more...]


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