Advocates and opponents of gay rights both eagerly await new census data on same-sex couples

October 27, 2009
For the first time, the number of same-sex couples who self-identify as married—license or no license—will be tabulated and released to the public. The move is seen as both a nod to the gay community and a boost to policy fights, from challenging laws that limit gay adoptions to the nationwide legalization of gay marriage. [Link]