Support for same-sex marriage is at an all-time high – even among white evangelicals and it’s due to a generational shift, according to a new study from Pew Research Center. Their poll shows that 47 percent of Generation X and Millennial evangelicals (those born after 1964) favor gay marriage, compared with 26 percent of Boomer and older evangelicals (those born between 1928 and 1964). “I think a shift is inevitable. It’s just a matter of how long,” Julie Rodgers, a lesbian

who once worked for evangelical Wheaton College, told The Washington Post. Rodgers said her views shifted because she saw another way of interpreting the Bible. “When pastors and leaders begin to come out (as LGBT affirming), people are going to move. They just need permission,” she said. “It gives people another perspective and permission to say, ‘I feel that way, too.’ ” READ MORE