What traits does society value most in men and in women? What traits does society say men and women should not have? Scroll through this data essay to find out.
Updated in June with polling data from 2016 spring survey
In the Pew Research Center’s survey of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender adults, we asked respondents to describe how the process of telling people about their sexual orientation/gender identity has been for them personally.
Now that 2010 Census numbers have been released for every place in the United States, a number of local officials -- including the mayors of New York and Detroit -- have announced plans to file administrative challenges to counts that they contend are too low. What sorts of challenges are allowed?
The number of Hispanics counted in the 2010 Census has been larger than expected in most states for which the Census Bureau has released detailed population totals so far, with the widest gaps in states with relatively small Hispanic populations.
Senior research staff answer questions from readers relating to all the areas covered by our seven projects, ranging from polling techniques and findings, to media, technology, religious, demographic and global attitudes trends.
A new Census release of five estimates of the national population illustrates the intricacies and challenges of evaluating the soon-to-be-released 2010 Census count.
Director of the U.S. Bureau of the Census Robert Groves discusses the operational flow of the 2010 Census, design features intended to increase participation, the bureau's communications campaign, real-time monitoring/management, and evaluation of the quality of the census.
In an excerpt from their new book, America Against the World, Pew Research Center President Andrew Kohut and journalist Bruce Stokes examine the major factors, real and imagined, that contribute to the global rise in anti-Americanism.