New data released this week from the U.S. Census Bureau reaffirm the strong linkage between educational attainment and the marital status and living arrangements of parents of minor children
In America, fathers, on average, have about three hours more leisure time per week than mothers. This “leisure gap” has been consistent at least over the past decade. What are dads doing with their extra time? For the most part, they’re watching TV, according to new Pew Research Center analysis of data from the government-sponsored […]
Mothers and fathers both find more meaning in time with their kids than they do in the time they spend at work. However, mothers are more likely than fathers to find both activities exhausting.
In 2011, about 3 million U.S. children were living with and being primarily cared for by a grandparent.
In 2011, 7.7 million children in the U.S.–one-in-ten—were living with a grandparent, and approximately 3 million of these children were also being cared for primarily by that grandparent.
For most American mothers, part-time work would be their ideal work situation, preferred over full-time work or not working at all outside the home.
A record 8% of households with minor children in the United States are headed by a single father, up from just over 1% in 1960. The increase is likely due to the growing share of non-marital births, higher divorce rates and the increasing importance of fathers as caregivers.
The Pew Research Center’s survey of 1,197 lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender adults asked respondents about three key points in their coming out journey. The distribution of survey responses for each key point, along with medians, is shown in these charts.
Browse hundreds of quotes from LGBT adults describing how the process of telling people about their sexual orientation or gender identity was for them personally.
A new nationally-representative survey of 1,197 lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender adults finds that the overwhelming share say society has become more accepting of them in the past decade, but about half say there is still a lot of discrimination.