Tag Archives: LGBTQ

Pink Power: The State of LGBT Spending in Canada

Pink Power: The State of LGBT Spending in Canada Source: Nielsen Across Canada, self-identified LGBT households account for 6% of total households: representation is stronger in Quebec (8%) and British Columbia (7%); Ontario and the Maritimes are home to 5%, while representation in the Prairies comes in at 4%. LGBT households tend to be concentrated […]

Catholics, White Main Line Protestants Show Most Growth on Support for Same-Sex Marriage

Catholics, White Main Line Protestants Show Most Growth on Support for Same-Sex Marriage Source: Public Religion Research Institute One quarter more Catholics (25 percent) and white mainline Protestants (26 percent) favor legalizing same-sex marriage than they did in 2003. This increase means majorities of both religious traditions now support same-sex marriage—60 percent of Catholics and […]

Americans Greatly Overestimate Percent Gay, Lesbian in U.S.

Americans Greatly Overestimate Percent Gay, Lesbian in U.S. Source: Gallup The American public estimates on average that 23% of Americans are gay or lesbian, little changed from Americans’ 25% estimate in 2011, and only slightly higher than separate 2002 estimates of the gay and lesbian population. These estimates are many times higher than the 3.8% […]

Number of Children Living in Same-Sex Couple Households, 2013

Number of Children Living in Same-Sex Couple Households, 2013 Source: National Center for Family and Marriage Research (Bowling Green State University) This profile uses the 2013 American Community Survey (ACS) 1-year population estimates to enumerate the number of minor children living in same-sex couple households in the United States. The ACS is an ideal survey […]