Exciting new research from the Public Religion Research Institute! "Generations at Odds: The Millennial Generation and the Future of Gay and Lesbian Rights" has a lot of meat in it. Here is a link to their summary. Below is some stuff that I find particularly exciting.
Average public support is up:
Majorities in all traditions, except Black Protestants and white Evangelicals, favor same-sex marriage:
This largely matches people's understanding of the theological judgements of homosexual sex by tradition:
Not surprisingly, those who attend religious services more often are less likely to support same-sex marriage; however, Catholics who attend infrequently are more supportive than Catholics who attend seldom or never. I wonder what's going on there.
Encouragingly, a growing chunk of folks would be unfazed if their church started blessing homogamous couples:
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