The Census Bureau was considering asking that on upcoming surveys, but not any more. Health insurance. Vote Are you sure you want to submit this vote? This is about organizations and activists who are hoping to use this demographic data to get a bigger slice of federal funding.
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Please continue to respect all commenters and create constructive debates. For two decades, San Francisco, Austin and Seattle residents have been among the most likely in the country to report that they are part of a same-sex couple or are LGBT. Census Bureau Director John H. Subscribe Now Subscribe Now. Share this Story. Likewise those who are bisexual but in same-sex relationships will be marked in the same category as lesbians and gays. Try Independent Minds free for 1 month.
LGBTQ advocates ask why questions left off Census survey
Goldberg April Keep me logged in. While it will give a clearer insight into how many US couples are in same sex relationships, it fails to recognise those who are single, most bisexual people and all transgender people. Delete comment Cancel.
The number of legally married same-sex couples in the United States has tripled in the last year. The Census Bureau was considering asking that on upcoming surveys, but not any more. And a preliminary draft for the Census released earlier this week suggested there might be some. Gates and Taylor N. But during the Obama era, a number of federal agencies, as well as congressional Democrats, wanted to add such questions.