Religious affiliation of LGBT Americans according to a Pew Research survey of 1,200 LGBT adults:
- Less than 1 in 3 LGBT adults report having ever felt unwelcome in a place of worship (but only 6 percent within the past year).
- Most LGBT adults with a religious affiliation are Christians (53% Protestant, 26% Catholic).
- Of LGBT adults with religious affiliations, 1 in 3 believe there is a
conflict between their religious beliefs and their sexual orientation
(vs. only 18 percent of the unaffiliated).
- A majority of lesbians (56%) consider religion either very important
or somewhat important in their life. This compares with 40 percent of
bisexual adults and 39 percent of gay men.
- 51% of the public now favors allowing gays and lesbians to marry
legally, up from 32% in 2003, that share is still far below the 93% of
LGBT adults who favor same-sex marriage.
- Overall, a total of 60% of LGBT survey respondents are either married or
say they would like to marry one day, compared with 76% of the general
By the way, ask me about religion and I am likely to say Jewish in spite of the fact that I am agnostic. Much depends upon how the question is asked.