Results tagged “gay” from Nation

Despite 78 percent of Americans believing that gays can parent at least as well as straight parents, only 61 percent say they support allowing gay and lesbian couples to adopt a child, according to a new Washington Post-ABC News poll. The eyebrow-raising discrepancy is just one of the gems in the poll: it also found that most Americans in the ... [Read]

Every one of the 30 NHL teams now has a You Can Play video

by Brandon Harrison
January 19, 2014 8:41 PM |
In a 2009 article published by ESPN.com, John Buccigross detailed the plight of a young team manager for the Miami-Ohio University Hockey Club. As the team manager told Buccigross, “Middle school and early high school is the first time I remember thinking that I could be gay, but I definitely tried to ignore it and didn't want to seriously ... [Read]

Here is the church. Here is the steeple. Open the doors. So few gay people. Just 17 percent of religious congregations in the United States report having openly gay or lesbian worshippers, according to a report previewed this week. The National Congregations Study will be released later this year, but the initial findings suggest that while there is improvement among religious congregations, ... [Read]

Nearly three-quarters say gay marriage is inevitable

By Daniel Burnett
June 6, 2013 3:55 PM |
Nearly three quarters of Americans – 72 percent – say legal recognition of same-sex marriage is “inevitable,” according to a study released Thursday by the Pew Research Center. It was also the first time in Pew polling history that more than half of Americans support gay marriage: 51 percent in favor, to 42 percent opposed. "It just keeps ticking up ... [Read]

“Legitimate rape.” “Binders of women.” “47 percent.” A lot of quotes can highlight the Republican missteps in the 2012 presidential election, but perhaps Texas Gov. Rick Perry said it best. "Oops." The College Republican National Committee released a report Monday on what went wrong for the GOP in 2012 – and what can be done to fix it. But despite national ... [Read]