Asians and Pacific Islanders in Same-Sex couples in California: Data from Census 2000
By Brad Sears, Gary J. Gates
This study analyzes data from Census 2000 to show that 13,000 Asians/Pacific Islanders in California are part of a same-sex couple. The study also shows that more than half of California’s Asian/Pacific Islander same-sex couples are raising almost 5,600 children and are struggling with some of the same economic difficulties as other Asian/Pacific Islander families in the state.