It would seem that Americans aren't as accommodating of homosexuality as the media had lead me to believe. Perhaps hope remains.
Poll shows backlash on gay issues
By Susan Page
"WASHINGTON – Americans have become significantly less accepting of homosexuality since a Supreme Court decision that was hailed as clearing the way for new gay civil rights, a USA TODAY/CNN/Gallup Poll has found. After several years of growing tolerance, the survey shows a return to a level of more traditional attitudes last seen in the mid-1990s."