And they spoke in moral terms, not political ones. Alan Hollinghurst. Follow us. Majorities of every major religious group, with the exception of black Protestants and white evangelical Protestants, have either somewhat or very positive moral and theological views of gay and lesbian people. There is also a strong net positive self-reported increase in support for same-sex marriage among the general population, and most Americans currently say supporting same-sex marriage is the more socially acceptable position to hold. Public support for allowing gay and lesbian couples to marry has increased significantly over the last 5 years.
In Washington today, young gays and straights, confident in who they are, demanded that our nation live up to these ideals. From Our Partners. Queer Voices.
With the exception of white mainline Protestants, majorities of all major Christian groups say that sex between two adults of the same gender is not morally acceptable.