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Gates, Gary J. – Future of Children, 2015
Though estimates vary, as many as 2 million to 3.7 million U.S. children under age 18 may have a lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender parent, and about 200,000 are being raised by same-sex couples. Much of the past decade's legal and political debate over allowing same-sex couples to marry has centered on these couples' suitability as parents,…
Descriptors: Homosexuality, Marriage, Sexual Orientation, Sexual Identity
Gates, Gary J. – Education Canada, 2004
The growing dominance of the creative economy challenges cities and regions to move beyond the impulse toward "big ticket" economic development strategies like stadiums and convention centres and consider increased support for community-level strategies that encourage social and cultural diversity. Vibrant street scenes, eclectic restaurants and…
Descriptors: Creativity, Economic Development, Cultural Differences, Foreign Countries
Smith, David M.; Gates, Gary J. – 2001
This report presents information from the 2000 United States Census on gay and lesbian families. It notes that the 2000 numbers for same-sex unmarried partner households are a dramatic increase from 1990, but the total number still represents an undercount of the actual number of gay or lesbian coupled households in the country. The Human Rights…
Descriptors: Demography, Family (Sociological Unit), Homosexuality, Place of Residence
Sonenstein, Freya L.; Gates, Gary J.; Schmidt, Stefanie; Bolshun, Natalya – 2002
This study examined findings from the 1999 National Survey of America's Families about primary child care arrangements for children under age 13 years while the adults most responsible for them are employed. It compared arrangements made by lower- versus higher-income parents and single- versus two-parent families and examines differences across…
Descriptors: Child Care, Child Welfare, Employed Parents, Family Status