CHILDREN OF SAME-SEX PARTNERS TWICE AS LIKE TO GROWUP IN POVETRY 03/21/2009



By Andrea Stone, USA TODAY
Lesbian couples are more likely to be poor than married heterosexuals, and children of same-sex parents are twice as likely to live in poverty as those of traditional married couples, a new report shows" reports Andrea Stone in USA TODAY. "UCLA's Williams Institute, which studies gay issues, says its report out today is the first to analyze poverty among gay and lesbian couples."

The report comes while the California Supreme Court considers the legality of the state's ban on gay marriage and a bill to outlaw job discrimination based on sexual orientation awaits action in Congress.



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