Data of the Week

  • May 20, 2015
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    Refusing placements to LGB people can have economic impact

    State legislatures in Texas, Michigan, and Florida have recently considered bills that prohibit their state governments from taking actions against child-placing agencies that discriminate against LGB adults and same-sex couples seeking to adopt and foster children. Permanency is an important goal for foster children. Those who are adopted have better mental, physical, and educational outcomes. …

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    Tags: Adoption, Data of the Week, Parenting

  • May 18, 2015
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    How many Irish same-sex couples are there?

    On May 22, millions of voters in Ireland will be going to the polls for the chance to make marriage equality a reality in their country. In anticipation of their historic vote, here are a few facts about same-sex couples in Ireland and individuals in same-sex couples in the U.S. with Irish ancestry. According to …

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    Tags: Adoption, Data of the Week, Parenting, Data of the Week, International, Marriage & Family

  • May 7, 2015
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    Where do married same-sex couples in the U.S. live?

    Each Data of the Week post focuses on a specific piece of data that serves as a window to understanding the life and experiences of LGBT individuals.

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    Tags: Adoption, Data of the Week, Parenting, Data of the Week, International, Marriage & Family, Data of the Week, Marriage & Family

  • May 3, 2015
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    1 in 5 foster youth in LA are LGBTQ, survey says

    Each Data of the Week post focuses on a specific piece of data that serves as a window to understanding the life and experiences of LGBT individuals.

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    Tags: Adoption, Data of the Week, Parenting, Data of the Week, International, Marriage & Family, Data of the Week, Marriage & Family, Child Welfare, Data of the Week, Los Angeles, Transgender, Youth