Poll

Poll

Large Cities Top Small Towns, Rural Areas in Well-Being

National
Despite the overall decline in well-being, there is a bright spot for those living in medium small communities, small towns and rural areas: a meaningful increase this year in how they evaluate their lives. ...
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Gallup: 10.2% of U.S. LGBT Adults Now Married to Same-Sex Spouse

National
Two years after the Supreme Court ruled in Obergefell v. Hodges that states could not prohibit same-sex marriages, 10.2% of lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (LGBT) adults in the U.S. are married to a same-sex spouse. ...
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Majority of U.S. Adults Say Homosexuality Should be Accepted by Society, New Study

National
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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LGBT Older Adults Face Unique Challenges to Successful Aging, New Report Finds

Health
The report outlines how challenges, including a lifetime of discrimination in employment, accessing comprehensive health care, and housing-as well as lack of legal and social relationship recognition-can lead to poverty, social isolation, and poorer mental and physical health. ...
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Study Shows 20 Percent of Millennials Identify as LGBTQ

National
GLAAD and Harris Poll shows Millennials more likely to identify as transgender or outside traditional genders. ...
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Gallup: Trump Sets New Low Point for Inaugural Approval Rating

President Donald Trump pumps his fist after addressing the crowd during his swearing-in ceremony on January 20 at the Capitol in Washington, DC./Getty
Politics
Trump now holds the record for the lowest initial job approval rating as well as the highest initial disapproval rating in Gallup surveys dating back to Dwight D. Eisenhower. ...
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Gallup: Trump and Clinton Supporters Lead in Enthusiasm

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Politics
Hillary Clinton's supporters are more enthusiastic than Sen. Bernie Sanders' supporters, 54 percent vs. 44 percent. ...
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Discrimination Linked to Increased Stress, Poorer Health, American Psychological Association Survey Finds

Health
Nearly seven in 10 adults in the U.S. report having experienced discrimination, and 61 percent said they experience day-to-day discrimination. ...
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So, Who Are Really the Happiest People in the World?

Health
March 20 is International Happiness Day, which means everyone will be talking about who the happiest people in the world are and where they live. ...
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Study: Student Loan Debt is Major Barrier to Entrepreneurship

National
Among those who graduated between 2006 and 2015, 63 percent left college with some amount of student loan debt. ...
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