Same-sex couple households up 76% since 2000
The number of same-sex households in Iowa grew 76 percent between 2000 and 2010, according to new government data.
The 6,540 same-sex households still are a small fraction of the 1.2 million total, but advocates for gay and lesbian couples say the increased visibility will boost acceptance among Iowans for same-sex marriage.
"As they see couples together, as they see them in a loving, committed re...
Globe Gazette • Aug 11, 2011