Same-Sex Couples and Same-Sex Couples Raising Children in California: Data from Census 2000

Publication Date: May 2004

Publisher: Institute for Gay and Lesbian Strategic Studies

Author(s): Brad Sears; M.V. Lee Badgett

Research Area: Law and ethics; Social conditions

Type: Report

Coverage: California


As California considers whether to extend the right to marry to same-sex couples, it is important to consider the characteristics of the California families that will be directly impacted. This report provides demographic and economic information from Census 2000 about same-sex couples and same-sex couples raising children in California.