In the wake of historic victories for gay-rights supporters in last month's elections, a pair of USA TODAY/Gallup Polls find growing acceptance among Americans toward gay men and lesbians _ and soaring optimism among gay Americans that issues involving homosexuality will one day no longer divide the nation. **Note: this image is not available to download. Credit: RNS photo courtesy Shutterstock.com
(RNS) Americans' acceptance of gays and lesbians is continuing to grow, with a new poll showing that just over a third of Americans view homosexuality as a sin, down from 44 percent a year earlier. By David Gibson.