Pew Research Center
Does Legalizing Same-Sex Marriage Decrease Homophobia?
Botswana decriminalized homosexuality, and Ecuador just legalized same-sex marriage. Here's how research suggests LGBTQ policy might impact antigay bias.
Teens See Depression and Anxiety as the Biggest Problem Among Their Peers
A new study from the Pew Research Center shows 70 percent of teens see depression and anxiety as a major problem among their peers.
What Sorts of Science Stories Do We Read on Facebook?
New research offers a step toward understanding how Facebook users find science news in this age of quick content circulation.
Most Americans Approve of Robert Mueller's Investigation
Sixty-one percent of Americans expressed confidence in Special Counsel Robert Mueller's ability to conduct a fair investigation into Russia's involvement in the 2016 presidential election.
A Pew Survey Shows Most Americans Hold Favorable Views of Federal Agencies
As the government continues to restructure under the Trump administration, the American people continue to hold favorable opinions of federal agencies and departments like the CIA, Federal Reserve, FBI, and EPA.
In the 'Fake News' Era, Americans Increasingly Value Libraries
Local lending institutions remain trusted sources of information while trust in the media has hit an all-time low.
Rachel Dolezal and the Coming Uncoupling of Race in America
New data from multiracial Americans suggests that race is more fluid than ever in the U.S.
Religion Isn't Dead Yet
According to the latest Pew data, the number of adults who do not identify with a religious group grew from 36 million in 2007 to 56 million today. But past research indicates that many of these non-affiliated individuals have some form of belief system.
Can You Guess Someone's Political Preferences by the Size of Their House?
The idea of the urban liberal and the rural conservative is not a new one, but it's shocking just how accurate that stereotype appears to be.
We All Know Inequality Is Growing, but What Should We Do About It?
How you answer that question probably has a lot more to do with your ideology than your income.
News Outlets Show Significant Bias in Favor of Same-Sex Marriage
The public is in favor of legalizing same-sex marriage, but not by a margin of five to one, which is how a new Pew study weighs coverage during Supreme Court hearings for two landmark cases.
Why Don’t Americans Seem to Care About Government Surveillance?
Prism and the NSA’s phone tapping programs were supposed to be emergency measures designed to combat terrorism. But what happens when the threat of terrorism is the norm?
Teens Care About Online Privacy—Just Not the Same Way You Do
Why do teenagers behave the way that they do online, sharing personal information with just about anybody who wants it? Look to the privacy paradox.