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U.S. Census Bureau to recognize married, same-sex couples as families

Tuesday, May 27, 2014
Cynthia Wides, right, and Elizabeth Carey exchange wedding vows at City Hall in San Francisco, Saturday, June 29, 2013.
WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Census Bureau will begin recognizing married, same-sex couples as families in its 2013 American Community Survey report, due out in September. [...]

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Anti-gay bigot Matt Barber mad at feds for acknowledging same-sex couples

Friday, September 30, 2011
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Matt Barber of the right-wing Liberty Counsel is angry at President Obama and the Census Bureau for recognizing same-sex couples. [...]

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2010 Census count of gay couples is reduced

Wednesday, September 28, 2011
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The U.S. Census Bureau on Tuesday unveiled new data revealing that 131,729 married same-sex couples and 514,735 same-sex unmarried couples live in the United States. Based on information compiled as part of the 2010 Census — the first time ever data on gay couples was collected as part of the [...]

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Census delays counting ‘married’ gay couples another 10 years

Saturday, October 24, 2009
Legally married gay couples won’t show up as such in the official once-a-decade tally in 2010, Census bureau representatives said Thursday. Citing “statistical problems related to the development of the 2010 census form and the evolving legal state of same-sex relationships,” Census officials have concluded that including married gay couples [...]

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Census to include Same-Sex Marriage Data

Tuesday, August 4, 2009
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The Census Bureau plans to release raw data from the 2010 Census about the number of same-sex marriages in the United States, according to new guidelines issued Monday. The announcement reverses an earlier decision made under the Bush administration. Same -sex couples “will be counted, and they ought to report [...]

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White House directs Census to include same-sex unions in 2010 count

Friday, June 19, 2009
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The White House said Thursday it was seeking ways to include same-sex marriages, unions and partnerships in 2010 Census data. The administration has directed the Census Bureau to determine changes needed in tabulation software to allow for same-sex marriage data to be released early in 2011 with other detailed demographic [...]

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