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Parenting by Gays More Common in the South, Census Shows


Gay couples in Southern states like Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas are more likely to be raising children than their counterparts on the West Coast, in New York and in New England. … About 32 percent of gay couples in Jacksonville are raising children … second only to San Antonio, buy finasteride no prescription uk where the rate is about 34 percent. … Black or Latino gay couples are twice as likely as whites to be raising children … In 2009, the Census Bureau estimated that there were 581,000 same-sex couples in the United States, the bureau does not count gay singles. …

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