Recent polling shows Americans think the moral tone in the US is bad and getting worse. Still, people are becoming more tolerant regarding certain controversial moral issues, including premarital sex, stem cell research, and euthanasia.
Rachel Dolezal, the leader of a local chapter of a US group advocating for the rights of African Americans is facing questions about whether she lied about her racial identity, with her family saying she is white but has portrayed herself as black.
Some radical feminists say that males who transition to females can hardly embody the unique experiences, both physically and culturally, that constitute being an authentic female. The photos of Caitlyn Jenner in Vanity Fair renewed the debate.