Gallup estimates that 5. Gallup finds 5. While Pope Francis' comments supporting same sex civil unions were a drastic shift in Catholic church guidance, U. Catholics have supported gay marriage for about a decade. Gallup findings over the past decade reveal that the years from to encompassed some revolutionary changes in public opinion.
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"Gay" or "Homosexual": the words we use can divide public opinion on civil rights | USAPP
Words matter; different terms and phrases can be a huge influence on how the public things about important issues. In new research, Brianna A. Smith and colleagues examines how these words can shape how people feel about civil rights policies. The words that the media, voters, and policymakers use can drastically change public opinion.
The question came to the court in three different cases, all argued on the same day last October. Donald Zarda, a skydiving instructor, and Gerald Bostock, a child-welfare-services coordinator for Clayton County, Georgia, filed lawsuits in federal court alleging that they were fired because they were gay, which violated Title VII. But the U. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission filed the third lawsuit, involving the rights of transgender employees, in federal district court in Michigan against R.
By Liza Neal Violence against transgender people has risen across the globe. According to the ACLU, one in four transgender people has experienced assault, and the majority of deadly attacks are against trans women of color. Still, record numbers of trans people are fleeing to the U. More Blog Posts.