Just a few years ago, public opinion placed Christianity clearly in the "God vs. Gay" camp. Today, despite what Rick Perry would have us think, nearly two-thirds (64 percent) of Americans agree that gay and lesbian relationships should be accepted by society, including majorities of all major religious groups except white evangelicals (Public Religion Research Institute, Aug. 29, 2011).
The events of 2011 demonstrated this shift in profound and thrilling ways. Following are the top 10 put together by the Believe Out Loud team.
May it be so in 2012.