Census 2010: One-Quarter of Gay Couples Raising Children

An estimated one-quarter of all same-sex households are raising children, according to U.S. Census data, providing one of the first portraits of gay American families. For the first time ever, the census counts same-sex couples and their children, and as data trickles out state by state, more gay families are being tallied in the South. Just last week, reports from Hawaii and Alabama -- two very different states geographically and socially -- revealed that 27 and 23 percent of same-sex...Full Story
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