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  • Seeing is Believing: Religious Media Consumption and Public Opinion toward Same-Sex Relationships.
    Perry, Samuel L., and Landon Schnabel (2017)
    Social Currents 4:5: 462-481.

    Associated Search Terms: Media; Homosexuality
  • Reconciling religion and LGBT rights: Christian universities theological orientations, and LGBT inclusion.
    Coley, Jonathan S. (2017)
    Social Currents 4:1: 87-106.

    Associated Search Terms: Education; Homosexuality; Theology
  • "I'm gay and I'm Catholic": Negotiating two complex identities at a Catholic University.
    Wedow, Robee, Landon Schnabel, Lindsey K.D. Wedow, and Mary Ellen Konieczny (2017)
    Sociology of Religion 78:3: 289-317.

    Based on 2010-2011 interview data at a selective Catholic university in the U.S.A. Develops a typology grounded in the data.

    Associated Search Terms: Identity; Catholic; Homosexuality; Students, undergraduate; Grounded theory
  • Silent disagreement: Microinteractional solutions to moral dissent among Catholic converts.
    Ellis, Rachel (2017)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 56:2: 383-397.

    Based on 2012-13 participant observation in an east coast USA student parish convert class (RCIA), followed by interviews. Norms of conflict avoidance preserved a private space of dissent from official teachings on contraception & homosexuality.

    Associated Search Terms: Interaction; Moral; Birth control; Norm; Homosexuality; Convert; Participant observation; Conflict; Catholic; Belief; Dissent
  • Paranoid Science. The Christian Right's War on Reality
    Alumkal, Antony William (2017)
    New York: New York University Press.

    Portrayal of centrist & conservative Evangelical writings on evolution, homosexuality, bioethics, & environmentalism as fitting what historian Richard Hofstadter termed the "paranoid style in American politics."

    Associated Search Terms: Abortion; Evolution; Homosexuality; Moral; Social movement; Environmentalism; Conservative; Cognitive distortion; Evangelical
  • Catholics and atheists: A cross-cultural qualitative analysis of religious identities among gay men.
    Izienicki, Hubert (2017)
    Sociology of Religion 78:3: 263-288.

    The monolithic Catholicism of Poland is hostile toward homosexual men & drives them into atheism or agnosticism. The pluralist situation of the USA allows them to retain their religious tradition.

    Associated Search Terms: Atheist, Poland; Catholic, Poland; Catholic, U.S.A.; Comparative; Homosexuality; Pluralism; Poland, Warsaw; United States, Illinois, Chicago
  • Gender and homosexuality attitudes across religious groups from the 1970s to 2014: Similarity, distinction, and adaptation.
    Schnabel, Landon (2016)
    Social Science Research 55: 31-47.

    Associated Search Terms: Change; Gender; Homosexuality
  • "I found God in the glory hole": The moral career of a gay Christian.
    Sumerau, Jason E., Ryan T. Cragun, and Lain A.B. Mathers (2016)
    Sociological Inquiry 86:4: 618-640.

    Associated Search Terms: Homosexuality; Moral career
  • Sexuality and religious commitment revisited: Exploring the religious commitments of sexual minorities, 1991-2014.
    Sherkat, Darren E. (2016)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 55:4: 756-769.

    Analyzes 1991-2014 General Social Survey (U.S.A.) data. Shows rates of sexual minorities turning away from religion; gays & lesbians are not leaving religion at rates moe tan in the past, in contrast to heterosexuals.

    Associated Search Terms: Disaffiliation; Homosexuality; United States
  • "It just always seemed like it wasn't a big deal, yet I know for some people they really struggle with it": LGBT religious identities in context.
    Fuist, Todd Nicholas (2016)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 55:4: 770-786.

    Based on interviews & participant observation in 3 LGBT-identified congregations in the U.S.A. Some interviewees felt a need to reconcile dissonant components of the self-concept, some did not.

    Associated Search Terms: Identity; Participant observation; Homosexuality; Self concept
  • Religious quest orientation and anti-gay sentimen: Nuancing the relationship between relgiosity and negative attitudes toward homosexuality among young Muslims and Christians in Flanders.
    Droogenbroeck, Filip Van, Bram Spruyt, Jessy Siongers, and Gil Keppens (2016)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 55:4: 787-799.

    Analyzes 2013 questionnaire data from secondary level students in the Dutch-speaking part of Belgium. For both Christian & Muslim students, a "quest" measure (openness to religious rethinking) inversely predicted negative views of homosexuality, while other measures of religiosity positively predicted them.

    Associated Search Terms: Belgium, Flanders; Doubt; Homosexuality; Quest; Students, secondary
  • God Hates: Westboro Baptist Church, American Nationalism, and the Religious Right.
    Barrett-Fox, Rebecca (2016)
    Lawrence, Kansas: University Press of Kansas.

    Associated Search Terms: Westboro Baptist Church; Conservative, U.S.A.; Homosexuality; Prejudice, anti-homosexual; Participant observation
  • Religious forms in secularized society: Three Catholic groups in comparison.
    Turco, Daniela (2016)
    Social Compass 63:4: 513-528.

    With a background of secularization, where ordinary practice is ancillary to extraordinary experiences, Catholic Action, charismatic renewal, and Catholic-affiliated scouting represent different aspects of Catholicism. Only the charismatics resist modernity.

    Associated Search Terms: Pentecostal, Catholic, Italy; Italy, Cosenza; Catholic Action; Abortion; Euthanasia; Divorce; Scouting; Catholic, Italy; Homosexuality; Moral; Belief
  • The space between: Exploring how religious leaders reconcile religion and politics.
    Edwards, Korie L. (2016)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 55:2: 271-187.

    Based on interviews with African American religious leaders, mostly clergy, in Ohio. They reconciled their support for president Obama & opposition to his acceptance of same-sex marriage through compartmentalization ("sequestration"), issue minimization, & selective denial.

    Associated Search Terms: African Americans; United States, Ohio; Politics, U.S.A.; Homosexuality; Clergy; Cognitive dissonance
  • Religion and public opinion toward same-sex relations, marriage, and adoption: Does the type of practice matter?
    Perry, Samuel L., and Andrew L. Whitehead (2016)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 55:3: 637-651.

    Analyzes 2005 Baylor Religion Survey data (U.S.A.). Attitudes toward homosexual activity is more strongly inversely related to devoutness & theological conservatism than are those toward same-sex marriage & adoption by same-sex couples. Frequency of attendance & biblical literalism re stronger predictors for Evangelicals than for others.

    Associated Search Terms: Literalism; Belief; Devotionalism; Dimensions of religiosity; Evangelical, U.S.A.; Homosexuality; Practice
  • The last bastion of sexual and gender prejudice? Sexualities, race, gender, religiosity, and spirituality in the examination of prejudice towad sexual and gender minorities.
    Cragun, Ryan T., and J. Edward Sumerau (2015)
    Journal of Sex Research 52:7: 821-834.

    Associated Search Terms: Homosexuality; Prejudice, anti-homosexual
  • Evangelical elites' anti-homosexuality narratives as a resistance strategy against attribution effects.
    Thomas, Jeremy N., and Andrew L. Whtehead (2015)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 54:2: 345-362.

    A content analysis of Christianity Today shows that acceptance of the belief that homosexuality has a physiological origin does not alter the conviction that homosexual acts are sinful.

    Associated Search Terms: Homosexuality; Evangelical; Content analysis
  • A more perfect union? Christian nationalism and support for same-sex unions.
    Whitehead, Andrew L., and Samuel L. Perry (2015)
    Sociological Perspectives 58:3: 422-440.

    Associated Search Terms: Christian Identity; Marriage; Homosexuality
  • From sodomy to sympathy LDS elites' discursive construction of homosexuality over time.
    Cragun, Ryan T., J. Edward Sumerau, and Emily Williams (2015)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 54:2: 291-310.

    Textual analysis of Mormon literature shows a shift from seeing homosexuality as a problematic threat to values to seeing it as a condition calling for sympathy.

    Associated Search Terms: Mormon; Homosexuality; Content analysis
  • Religion, religiosity, and the attitudes toward homosexuality: A multilevel analysis of 79 counries.
    Jäckle, Sebastian, and Georg Wenzelburger (2015)
    Journal of Homosexuality 62:2: 207-241.

    Associated Search Terms: Homosexuality; Levels of inclusiveness
  • Grit, guts and vanilla beans: Godly masculinity in the ex-gay movement.
    Gerber, Lynne (2015)
    Gender & Society 29;1: 26-50.

    Associated Search Terms: Homosexuality; Gender role
  • Antagonism in the making: Religion and homosexuality in post-Communist Poland.
    Hall, Dorota (2015)
    In Srdjan Sremac and R. Ruard Ganzevoort (eds.) Religious and Sexual Nationalisms in Central and Eastern Europe. Gods, Gays and Govrnments. Leiden: Brill, pp. 74-92.

    Based on an analysis of media texts. the tension between organized religion & homosexuality changed into a nationalist issue when Poland entered into the European Union with its "western" influence. The Catholic intelligentsia divided over the issue.

    Associated Search Terms: Homosexuality; Poland; Prejudice, anti-homosexual; Media; Catholic, Poland; Nationalism
  • Religious experiences of GBTQ Mormon males.
    Bradshaw, William S., John P. Dehlin, Tim B. Heaton, Renee V. Galliher, Ellen Decoo, and Katherine A. Crowell (2015)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 54:2: 311-329.

    Analyzes online internet survey data from current & former Mormon homosexual men. Compares the religious experience of men along the continuum of sexual orientation as measured by a Kinsey Scale.

    Associated Search Terms: Mormon; Life course; Homosexuality; Internet survey
  • Echoes from the margin: Responses to the Pope's statements on homosexuality in Bosnia & Herzegovina and Sweden.
    Van den Berg, Mariecke, and Zlatiborka Popov Mom?inovi? (2015)
    In Srdjan Sremac and R. Ruard Ganzevoort (eds.) Religious and Sexual Nationalisms in Central and Eastern Europe. Gods, Gays and Govrnments. Leiden: Brill, pp. 93-112.

    Compares responses toward papal statements on homosexuality in 2 non-Catholic nations, one where national identity is based on traditionalism & the other on liberalism.

    Associated Search Terms: Bosnia; Comparative; Homosexuality; Identity, national; Sweden
  • For the sake of the nations: Media, homosexuality and religio-sexual nationalisms in the post-Yugoslav space.
    Sremac, Srdjan, Zlatiborka Popov Mom?inovi?, Martina Topi?, and Miloš jovanovi? (2015)
    In Srdjan Sremac and R. Ruard Ganzevoort (eds.) Religious and Sexual Nationalisms in Central and Eastern Europe. Gods, Gays and Govrnments. Leiden: Brill, pp. 52-73.

    Recounts the emergence of ethno-nationalism in Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovena, & Croatia, where elites define LGBT movements as foreign & unhealthy. The media contributed to this in Serbia & Bosnia and Herzegovena.

    Associated Search Terms: Homosexuality; Serbia; Prejudice, anti-homosexual; Nationalism; Ideology; Discourse; Croatia; Bosnia; Media
  • Religious nationalism blocking the legal recognition of same-sex unions in the Baltic states.
    Kilp, Alar (2015)
    In Srdjan Sremac and R. Ruard Ganzevoort (eds.) Religious and Sexual Nationalisms in Central and Eastern Europe. Gods, Gays and Govrnments. Leiden: Brill, pp. 113-133.

    Of the 3 Baltic nations, religion is weakest in Estonia, but even Estonia as of the writing of the article did not recognize same-sex marriages.

    Associated Search Terms: Estonia; Europe, Baltic region; Latvia; Lithuania; Marriage; Nationalism; Homosexuality
  • Seculaization and changing moal views. European trends in church attendance and views on homosexuality, divorce, abortion, and euthanasia.
    Halman, Loek, and Erik van Ingen (2015)
    European Sociological Review 31:5: 616-627

    Associated Search Terms: Europe; Secularization; Practice; Moral; Homosexuality; Divorce; Euthanasia; Abortion
  • Religion and negative attitudes toward homosexuals: An analysis of urban young people and their attitudes towards homosexuality.
    Roggemans, Lilith, Bram Spruyt, Filip Van Droogenbroeck, and Gil Keppens (2015)
    Young 23:3: 254-276.

    Associated Search Terms: Christian, Belgium; Homosexuality; Belgium, Flanders; Islam, Belgium; Youth
  • Religion, homosexuality and nationalism in the western Balkans: The role of religious institutions in defining the nation.
    Trošt, Tamara Pavasovi?, and Koen Slootmaeckers (2015)
    In Srdjan Sremac and R. Ruard Ganzevoort (eds.) Religious and Sexual Nationalisms in Central and Eastern Europe. Gods, Gays and Govrnments. Leiden: Brill, pp. 154-180.

    Surveys the relationship between religious institutions, nationalism, & opposition to homosexuality.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Croatia; Croatia; Homosexuality; Identity, national; Islam, Bosnia; Montenegro; Nationalism; Prejudice, anti-homosexual; Serbia; Serbian Orthodox, Serbia; Serbian Orthodox, Montenegro; Bosnia
  • My friend is gay, but... The effects of social contact on Christian Evangelicals' beliefs about gays and lesbians.
    Baker, Ashley A., and Sarah R. Brauner-Otto (2015)
    Review of Religious Research 57:2: 239-268.

    Analyzes 2001-13 telephone interview data from Houston. Evangelicals are more likely to say homosexual behavior is wrong, even if they have one or more gay friends.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Texas, Houston; Contact theory; Evangelical, U.S.A.; Homosexuality
  • Generational conversion? The role of religiosity int he politics of Evangelicals.
    Pelz, Mikael L., and Corwin E. Smidt (2015)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 54:2: 380-401.

    Analyzes a 2007 & a 2012 U.S.A. survey. Evangelical identity predicts opposition to abortion & favoring the Republican Party in 3 generations, but less so on a variety of other issues.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, U.S.A.; Prayer; Literalism; Homosexuality; Generations; Evangelical, U.S.A.; Abortion; United States
  • Bible Beliefs, Conservative Religious Identity, and Same-sex Marriage Support: Examining Main and Moderating Effects.
    Perry, Samuel L. (2015)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 54:4: 792-813.

    Analyzes 2006 U.S.A. interview data. Conservative Christian identity & biblical literalism both independently predict support for gay marriage inversely, controlling for one another & other measures.

    Associated Search Terms: Literalism; Fundamentalist, U.S.A.; Marriage; Homosexuality; Conservative, U.S.A.
  • Secular Faith. How Culture has Trumped Religion in American Politics.
    Smith, Mark A. (2015)
    Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, U.S.A.; Slavery; Homosexuality; Historical; Feminism; Divorce; Abortion; United States
  • Individual choices revisisted: Non-heterosexual Christians in Poland.
    Hall, Dorota (2015)
    Social Compass 62:2:212-224.

    Based on participant observation & life history interviews with a group of non-heterosexual Christians in Poland. Members tended to be educated, have religiously diverse backgrounds, to have experienced social mobility, & if from small towns to have experienced geographical mobility--all leading them to challenge tradition within the majority Catholic religion.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Poland; Mobility (vertical); Mobility (geographical); Education; Cultural capital; Poland; Participant observation; Life histories; Homosexuality
  • "Faggots won't walk through the city": Religious nationalism and LGBT pride parades in Serbia.
    Mikuš, Marek (2015)
    In Srdjan Sremac and R. Ruard Ganzevoort (eds.) Religious and Sexual Nationalisms in Central and Eastern Europe. Gods, Gays and Govrnments. Leiden: Brill, pp. 15-32.

    Recounts opposition to LGBT Pride parades in Belgrade.

    Associated Search Terms: Serbian Orthodox, Serbia; Conflict; Violence; Populism; Participant observation; Homosexuality; Serbia; Nationalism
  • Religion and support for adoption by same-sex couples: The relative effects of religious tradition, pratices, and beliefs.
    Whitehead, Andrew L., and Samuel L. Perry (2014)
    Journal of Family Issues 37:6: 789-813 .

    Associated Search Terms: Family; Homosexuality; Adoption
  • "Queerish" celibacy: Reorienting marriage in the ex-gay movement.
    Gerber, Lynne (2014)
    In K. Talvacchia, M. Pettinger, and M. Larrimore (eds.) Queer Christianities. New York: New York University Press, pp. 25-36.

    Associated Search Terms: Marriage; Homosexuality; Celibacy
  • Iglesias y grupos espirituales para la diversidad sexual y de género en México: intersecciones sobre religión y género.
    Bárcenas Barajas, Karina Berenice (2014)
    Revista de Estudios Sociales 49: 33-46.

    Associated Search Terms: Gender; Homosexuality; Mexico
  • Asynchrony in attitudes toward abortion and gay rights: The challenge to values alignment.
    Dillon, Michele (2014)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 53:1: 1-16.

    Argues that abortion & gay marriage are discrete issues.

    Associated Search Terms: Moral; Abortion; Homosexuality
  • Tolerance towards homosexuality in Europe: Population composition, economic affluence, religiosity, same-sex union legislation and HIV rates as explanations for country differences.
    Slenders, Susanne, Inge Sieben, and Ellen Verbakel (2014)
    Inernational Sociology 29:4: 348367.

    Associated Search Terms: Religiosity; Europe; Homosexuality
  • Re-imagining bixexuality and Christianity: The negotiation of Christianity in the lives of bisexual women and men.
    Toft, Alex (2014)
    Sexualities 17:5/6: 546-564.

    Associated Search Terms: Sexual deviance; Sexuality; Homosexuality
  • "Why would our heavenly Father do that to anyone?" Oppressive othering through sexual classification schemes in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Sants.
    Sumerau, J. Edward, and Ryan T. Cragun (2014)
    Symbolic Interaction 37:3: 331-352.

    Associated Search Terms: Homosexuality; Mormon; Social distance
  • Religious tradition, religiosity, or everyday theologies? Unpacking religion's relationship to support for legalizing same-sex marriage among a college student sample.
    Walls, N. Eugene, Michael R. Woodford, and Denise L. Levy (2014)
    Review of Religious Research 56:2: 219-243.

    Analyzes survey data from introductory sociology students at 6 U.S. colleges & universities. Specified beliefs, more than practice & denomination, predicted support for or rejection of same-sex marriage.

    Associated Search Terms: Belief; Homosexuality; Marriage; Students, undergraduate
  • Politics, religion, attribution theory, and attitudes toward same-sex unions.
    Whitehead, Andrew L. (2014)
    Social Science Quartrly 95:3: 701-718.

    Analyzes 2010 Baylor Religion Survey data. Beliefs about the origin of homosexuality affect acceptance of same-sex unions. Those beliefs are embedded within religious & political ideologies.

    Associated Search Terms: United States; Literalism; Attribution theory; Homosexuality
  • Assessing the deerminants of the contemporary social attitudes of Roman Catholics in Britain: Abortion and homosexuality.
    Clements, Ben (2014)
    Journal of Contemporary Religion 29:3: 491-501.

    Associated Search Terms: Homosexuality; Great Britain; Catholic, Great Britain; Abortion; Moral
  • Attendance matters: Religion and ethical affirmation of gay and lesbian sexuality.
    Wright, Nathan (2014)
    Review of Religious Research 56:2: 245-273.

    Analyzes 1974-2000 General Social Survey (U.S.A.) data. Weekly attenders are more likely to be isolated from general perspectives such as ethical affirmation of gay & lesbian sexuality.

    Associated Search Terms: Sexual attitudes; Social capital; United States; Homosexuality; Practice
  • Male and female He created them: Gender traditionalism, masculine images of God, and attitudes toward same-sex unions.
    Whitehead, Andrew L. (2014)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 53:3: 479-496.

    Analyzes 2007 Baylor Religion Survey data; a masculine image of God has an independent effect on opposition to same-sex marriage.

    Associated Search Terms: United States; Gender traditionalism; God, image of; Homosexuality; Marriage
  • Evangelical ambivalence toward gays and lesbians.
    Bean, Lydia, and Brandon C. Martinez (2014)
    Sociology of Religion 75:3: 395-417.

    Analyzes 2010 Baylor Religion Survey data, Evangelical subsample; 35% had progressive views about homosexuality & tended to attend services less; 24% favored allowing homosexual unions though morally opposed to homosexuality.

    Associated Search Terms: Evangelical, U.S.A.; United States; Homosexuality; Ambivalence; Moral
  • Changing American congregations: Findings from the third wave of the National Congregations Study.
    Chaves, Mark, and Shawna L. Anderson (2014)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 53:4:676-686.

    Describes the 3rd, 2012, wave of the National (U.S.A.) Congregational Study. Notes increased ethnic diversity, eater openness to homosexuals, more informality smaller sizes, & a higher proportion having no denominational affiliation.

    Associated Search Terms: Denomination (organizational entity); Congregation size; Parish; Data sets; Statistics; Diversity; Homosexuality; Methods; Congregation
  • We Shall Not Be Moved: Methodists Debate Race, Gender and Homosexuality.
    Nickell, Jane Ellen (2014)
    Eugene, Oregon: Pickwick Publications.

    Associated Search Terms: Women; Habitus; Historical; Homosexuality; Race; United Methodist, U.S.A.; Conflict
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