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Gary Gates of the Williams Institute Discusses New Study on Where Same-Sex Couples are Raising Children in Los Angeles Times Article
May 21, 2013 -- Gary Gates of the Williams Institute discussed a new study finding that Salt Lake City has the nation's highest percentage of gay or lesbian couples raising children. His comments appear in a Los Angeles Times article.
But the reality for gay parents can be very different, said Gary J. Gates, the researcher behind the new estimates from the Williams Institute at the UCLA School of Law.
For instance, "a big chunk of them are people who had children young, with opposite-sex partners, before they came out," Gates said. After coming out, they raised those children with a partner of the same sex, he explained.
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