Comments for: Census: 131,729 gay couples report they’re married

Posted Sept. 27, 2011, at 8:19 p.m.
Last modified Sept. 27, 2011, at 9:09 p.m.

WASHINGTON — Increasingly visible, the number of gay Americans telling the U.S. census they’re living with same-sex partners nearly doubled in the past decade, to about 650,000 couples. And more than 130,000 recorded partners as husband or wife. Census figures released Tuesday provide a rare snapshot of married and unmarried …

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