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...]

Same-sex Marriage State-by-State: A Ten-Year Retrospective

Tomorrow marks the release of PRRI’s new national survey, A Shifting Landscape: A Decade of Change in American Attitudes about Same-sex Marriage and LGBT Issues. As a precursor to announcing the findings, we bring you a state-by-state timeline that marks significant events in the United States during the past 10 years. November 2003  – The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court rules that barring same-sex marriage violates the state’s constitution and denies... more … [Read more...]

Opponents of Same-Sex Marriage Use Controversial Research to Make Case for Michigan Ban

Today's Morning Buzz covers continued controversy surrounding same-sex marriage, a major scale-down of the U.S. Army, and the death of the oldest known survivor of the Holocaust. … [Read more...]

Meet the Panelists

Jennifer Kates, Clyde Wilcox and Jonathan Capehart will join PRRI CEO Dr. Robert P. Jones for the launch and a panel discussion of PRRI’s latest survey, A Shifting Landscape: A Decade of Change in American Attitudes about Same-sex Marriage and LGBT Issues, on Wednesday, February 26, 2014, in Washington DC. Here’s a bit about each panelist’s background and area of expertise. … [Read more...]

Same-sex Marriage Advocates in Ohio Face Uphill Climb in 2014

A decade after 62 percent of Ohio voters supported a state constitutional amendment that banned same-sex marriage, public opinion has undergone a significant shift. The issue of same-sex marriage divides Ohio voters right down the middle: 47 percent of Ohio voters favor allowing gay and lesbian people to marry, while just as many (47 percent) oppose the policy. … [Read more...]


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