Americans

Americans

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Americans were asked about their stress and time pressures in a Dec. 4-11 Gallup poll. This is the first year the questions have been updated in a decade, after being asked each December from 2001 through 2007. ...
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Survey researchers face a number of challenges in measuring LGBT identity, and there is no consensus about how best to measure sexual orientation. Some rely on respondents self-identifying as LGBT, while others base their estimates on reports of sexual behavior or sexual attraction, which usually result in higher estimates. ...
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A new high of 60 percent of Americans say they are satisfied with the acceptance of gays and lesbians in the U.S. - up from 53 percent in 2014 and 2015. ...
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Defense Secretary Ash Carter announces his Women in Service Review during a press brief at the Pentagon, Dec. 3, 2015. DoD photo by Air Force Senior Master Sgt. Adrian Cadiz
National
Beginning January 2016, the U.S. Department of Defense will open "all military occupations and positions to women, without exception." ...
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Two new reports shine a light on the health and economic disparities affecting the transgender community.
Health Top News
In a year when transgender Americans are experiencing unprecedented visibility in the State of the Union address, two new reports detail severe disparities. ...
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The Jury ACCESS Act would amend federal statute to prohibit the practice of striking jurors in federal courts for sexual orientation or gender identity. ...
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In this photo provided by ISAF Regional Command (South), House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio sips on a cup of Afghan tea as he receives a briefing during a visit to the Arghandab Valley of Afghanistan, Wednesday, April 20. Boehner led a congressional delegation that met with members of the military, civilian agencies and Afghan officials to assess the ongoing military operations.
Politics Top News
It’s not news the Republican Party is changing its tune and position on the marriage. A majority of Republicans under age 45 support gay people marrying. ...
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Among Democratic women, fully 69 percent say they hope the U.S. will elect a female president in their lifetime. ...
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The United States is taking historic steps to chart a new course in our relations with Cuba and to further engage and empower the Cuban people.
International Politics Top News
The following is from a White House memo to members of the media regarding U.S. and Cuba relations. Wednesday, the United States is taking historic steps to chart ...
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Health Top News
One-quarter of LGBT adults reported they did not have enough for money for healthcare needs, compared to 17 percent of non-LGBT individuals. ...
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