Shifting Demographics of the Same-Sex Marriage Debate across Age, Sex, Religion, and Education

According to PRRI’s latest survey, support for same-sex marriage in America has risen by a full 21 points in the last decade, from 32 percent in 2003 to a full majority (53 percent) today. Which groups have led the way in affecting such a tidal wave of change in public opinion? … [Read more...]

National Media Continues to Cover Findings of PRRI LGBT Survey

Today's Buzz covers same-sex marriage and LGBT rights changes across the country, as well as efforts in more states to legalize marijuana for legal use. … [Read more...]

In the News: PRRI’s New LGBT Survey Garners Coverage from National Media Outlets

Below you will find just a smattering of the national news coverage PRRI’s A Shifting Landscape: A Decade of Change in American Attitudes about Same-sex Marriage and LGBT Issues has gotten since the survey was released on February 26, 2014. Click on the images below for the full stories.   … [Read more...]

New York Times Op-ed includes “Striking Findings” from PRRI’s New LGBT Survey

  New York Times Columnist Charles M. Blow includes “striking findings” from PRRI’s report, A Shifting Landscape, in his op-ed today, “No Country for Old Mores.” In the piece, Blow asserts that even though Arizona Governor Jan Brewer vetoed SB 1062, the bill and others like it have damaged the Republican “brand.” He points to PRRI data that shows majorities of support for same-sex marriage among people of several religious groups... more … [Read more...]

A Decade of Change on Same-sex Marriage

PRRI’s latest research, the 2014 LGBT Issues and Trends Survey, shows support for same-sex marriage jumped 21 percentage points from 2003 – when Massachusetts became the first state to legalize same-sex marriage – to 2013. Currently, a majority (53 percent) of Americans favor allowing gay and lesbian couples to legally marry, compared to 41 percent who oppose. In 2003, less than one-third (32 percent) of Americans supported allowing gays and... more … [Read more...]

The Morning Buzz: #LGBT10 Edition

Today's Buzz highlights the great coverage of PRRI's latest report, as well as a series of news stories related to LGBT rights! … [Read more...]

Media Roundup: Coverage of PRRI’s New LGBT Survey

Media coverage of PRRI’s report A Shifting Landscape: A Decade of Change in American Attitudes about Same-sex Marriage and LGBT Issues has been comprehensive following the survey’s release in Washington this morning. … [Read more...]

As Judge Overturns ban, new PRRI Survey Sheds Light on Texans’ Views on Same-Sex Marriage

Judge Orlando Garcia said in his decision that “state-imposed inequality can find no refuge in our United States Constitution,” but added that the ban on same-sex marriage would remain in place until an appeals court can rule on the case. How will Texans react? PRRI’s A Shifting Landscape: A Decade of Change in American Attitudes about Same-sex Marriage and LGBT Issues provides some insight. … [Read more...]

What Does PRRI’s New Survey on American Attitudes Toward LGBT Issues Find?

A Shifting Landscape: A Decade of Change in American Attitudes about Same-sex Marriage and LGBT Issues, released just this morning, uncovers a wealth of new data on U.S. public opinion toward a range of LGBT issues. Here are a few highlights! … [Read more...]

PRRI Releases Groundbreaking Report Covering 10 Years of American Attitudes on LGBT Issues

Today's Buzz covers the findings of PRRI's just-released LGBT report, along with a look at nonreligious Alcoholics Anonymous groups and efforts by American Atheists to engage conservative leaders. … [Read more...]


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