Views about homosexuality among men by religious group (2014) Switch to: Religious tradition among men by views about homosexuality

% of men who say homosexuality…

Religious tradition Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
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Buddhist 86% 9% 2% 3% 138
Catholic 62% 29% 4% 4% 3,426
Evangelical Protestant 32% 60% 5% 4% 4,061
Hindu 67% 25% 6% 2% 136
Historically Black Protestant 46% 44% 7% 4% 818
Jewish 77% 19% 3% 1% 428
Mainline Protestant 59% 33% 5% 3% 2,778
Mormon 31% 64% 3% 3% 347
Muslim 39% 53% 5% 3% 152
Orthodox Christian 53% 40% 5% 2% 106
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 78% 16% 3% 3% 4,471

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