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Only Half Of Americans Support Transgender Bathroom Access, Showing We Still Have A Long Way Yet To Go

Only Half Of Americans Support Transgender Bathroom Access, Showing We Still Have A Long Way Yet To Go:

“In case you needed a reminder that the Supreme Court’s ruling on same-sex marriage didn’t fix all the problems facing the LGBTQ community, a recent survey by the Pew Research Center has found that just half of Americans support transgender bathroom access according to gender identity, rather than biological sex. 45 more words

Transgender

Latinos, the Nones, and the Decline of American Catholicism

Last week PRRI released a new survey providing an in-depth look at the nones. The nones are now America’s largest “religious” cohort, surpassing Catholics. This is no coincidence. 381 more words

Rediscovering the Local Library for Lifelong Learning

Have you visited your local library lately? When was the last time you did?

It had been a long time since I visited a library, but a few weeks ago I decided to go to the one in my neighborhood to escape the heat. 370 more words

Lifelong Learning

Pew Report on Digital Readiness

The digital readiness of adults has become a huge issue in our country and libraries are in a unique position to respond. One way we can respond is to take the time to read the… 71 more words

Issues

India And Modi: The Honeymoon Continues.

Two years into his tenure, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi continues to ride a wave of public good feeling about the way things are going in India, the state of the domestic economy and his own stewardship of the country. 7 more words

China

Pew Study: Most Readers Prefer Print over Digital Books

More people are using smartphones and tablets to read books, but a majority of readers prefer traditional print books over digital formats, according to a recent study by Pew Research Center. 300 more words

Reading

The Battle for Your Brain: Classroom Instruction vs. Online Learning

September has always reminded me of the start of school. And like the young students who return to school to continue their education at this time of year, I often turn to adult education classes to learn something new or refine my skill set. 617 more words

Self-improvement