6 facts about American fathers
Today, fathers who live with their children are taking a more active role in caring for them and helping out around the house. And the ranks of stay-at-home and single fathers have grown significantly in recent decades. At the same time, more and more children are growing up without a father in the home.
Women more than men adjust their careers for family life
Women most often are the ones who adjust their schedules and make compromises when the needs of children and other family members collide with work, data show.
Working-mom guilt? Many dads feel it too
Today’s working fathers are just as likely as working mothers to say that finding the right balance between their job and their family life is a challenge.
Despite progress, women still bear heavier load than men in balancing work and family
Our research suggests the issue continues to resonate with many working moms.
Among LGBT Americans, bisexuals stand out when it comes to identity, acceptance
Compared with gay men and lesbians, bisexuals have a different perspective on their sexual orientation and a distinct set of experiences, a Pew Research survey found.
Families may differ, but they share common values on parenting
A new Pew Research survey finds widespread agreement among parents over the traits that children should be taught.
Public is sharply divided in views of Americans in poverty
Poverty is an issue that deeply divides the American public when it comes to how much of a role government should play in alleviating the problems of the poor.
Within the black community, young and old differ on police searches, discrimination
Recent survey data from the Pew Research Center suggest that there are sharp divides between younger and older blacks on the issues of police searches and discrimination more broadly.
Parenthood and happiness: It’s more complicated than you think
Social science research offers a more complicated view of the relationship between being a parent and being happy.