Ignorance leads to fear and fear leads to hate , that is the cycle. Why would they fear their god for the lifestyle of someone else. Does their god punish people for the sins of others?
People have the right to believe what they want, but they cannot use that right to deny the freedoms of others.
Understanding does not mean you have to agree. I understand where they come from seeing as I was raised Christian, but I still don’t think they have the right to deny the freedoms of gays based of their own personal beliefs.