Generational cohort among adults who say homosexuality should be accepted by religious group (2014) Switch to: Religious tradition among adults who say homosexuality should be accepted by generational group

% of adults who say homosexuality should be accepted who are…

Religious traditionYounger MillennialOlder MillennialGeneration XBaby BoomerSilentGreatestSample size
Buddhist26%17%24%27%7%< 1%230
Evangelical Protestant15%16%29%30%8%1%2,881
Hindu15%44%35%3%2%< 1%125
Historically Black Protestant17%15%29%31%7%1%935
Mainline Protestant13%12%26%34%14%1%3,967
Mormon13%19%34%27%8%< 1%222
Muslim37%20%28%14%1%< 1%110
Orthodox Christian23%16%33%23%5%1%112
Unaffiliated (religious "nones")24%22%27%21%5%< 1%6,250
Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.

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