Orion Rummler is The 19th’s LGBTQ+ reporter focusing on state politics, breaking news, and the underreported ways that trans and queer people are marginalized. He previously covered breaking news for Axios and contributed research to “Axios on HBO.”

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What It Means for LGBTQ+ Americans To Leave — Or Choose — The Church

by Orion Rummler, The 19th 02-16-2024

Rena Li for The 19th. Used with permission.

New data finds that almost two-thirds of LGBTQ+ people who were raised Christian have since left the faith — and those who stay are typically older, Black, cisgender men and those who live in the South.