LGBT Latino/a Individuals and Latino/a Same-Sex Couples

Source: Angeliki Kastanis and Gary J. Gates, UCLA Williams Institute, October 2013

From the press release:
An estimated 1.4 million (4.3%) of Latino/a adults consider themselves lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (LGBT) and 29 percent of Latino/a same-sex couples are raising children according to a new report released by UCLA Williams Institute Scholars Angeliki Kastanis, Public Policy Research Fellow, and Gary J. Gates, Williams Distinguished Scholar. The study, “LGBT Latino/a Individuals and Latino/a Same-Sex Couples,” includes socioeconomic and demographic characteristics of Latino/a LGBT individuals and Latino/a same-sex couples in the U.S…. Currently, there are an estimated 1,419,200 LGBT Latino/a adults living in the U.S. The estimated 146,100 Latino/a individuals in same-sex couples tend to live in areas where there are higher proportions of Latinos/as. For example, a third of Latino/a same-sex couples live in New Mexico, California, and Texas….
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