21st September 2014
US Census begins recognising married same-sex couples as ‘families’ 3
3:02 PM — The US Census Bureau has begun recognising married same-sex couples for the first time.
4th June 2014
India: Census finds half a million trans people 8
8:42 PM — The first census in India to contain a third gender option has found nearly half a million trans people.
27th May 2014
US: Census to stop categorising same-sex married couples as ‘unmarried’
5:26 PM — The US Census Bureau is to finally begin categorising same-sex married couples as families, and stop categorising them as 'unmarried'.
27th July 2012
Ghana: Newspaper says 82 percent ‘abhor gays’ due to religious affiliation 21
3:43 PM — A Ghanaian newspaper has claimed 82 percent of citizens 'abhor homosexuality' solely because they subscribe to religions whose leaders have spoken out against gay activity.
29th June 2012
Australia: 40 percent of gay couples identify as Christian 27
10:52 AM — According to 2011 census figures, 40 percent of gay couples in Australia identify themselves as Christians, compared with two-thirds of straight couples.
26th April 2012
US 2010 census reveals gay couples more likely to be interracial 15
6:23 PM — Newly analysed data from the US' 2010 census has revealed gay couples are more likely to be interracial in their make-up than straight couples.