Studies for the basic general public show that societal acceptance is in the increase


Religion is really a terrain that is difficult many LGBT grownups. Lopsided majorities describe the religion that is muslim84%), the Mormon Church (83%), the Catholic Church (79%) and evangelical churches (73%) as unfriendly toward people that are LGBT. They usually have more blended views regarding the Jewish faith and mainline Protestant churches, with fewer than 1 / 2 of LGBT grownups explaining those religions as unfriendly, one-in-ten explaining every one of them as friendly plus the sleep saying they truly are basic.

The study discovers that LGBT grownups are less spiritual compared to the public that is general. Roughly half (48%) say they usually have no spiritual affiliation, compared to 20% for the public at large. Of these LGBT grownups that are consistently affiliated, one-third say there was a conflict between their religious opinions and their intimate orientation or sex identification. Continue reading