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Same-Sex Relationships

Family Profiles

  • FP-15-07
    The Role of Same-Sex Marriage in the Declining U.S. Marriage Rate
  • FP-15-04
    Number of Children Living in Same-Sex Couple Households, 2013
  • FP-14-03
    Demographic Profile of Same-Sex Couple Households with Minor Children, 2012
  • FP-13-02
    Public Assistance Among U.S. Children in Poverty, 2010    
  • FP-12-17
    Child Poverty in the United States, 2010    
  • FP-12-16
    Health Insurance Coverage of U.S. Children, 2010    
  • FP-12-15
    Demographic Profile of Same-Sex Parents    
  • FP-11-05
    Adoptive Parents in the U.S., 2007    
  • FP-11-01
    U.S. Families and Households: Economic Well-being    
  • FP-10-08
    Same-Sex Couple Households in the U.S., 2009        

Working Papers and Publications

  • WP-2015-18
    Brown, S. L., Manning, W. D., & Payne, K. K. (2015). "Family Structure and Children's Economic Well-Being: incorporating Same-Sex Cohabiting Mother Families."
    • Published in Population Research and Policy Review.
      • Brown, S. L., Manning, W. D., & Payne, K. K. 2016. "Family Structure and Children's Economic Well-Being: incorporating Same-Sex Cohabiting Mother Families." Population Research and Policy Review, 35(1), pp 1-21. doi: 10.1007/s11113-015-9375-8
  • WP-2015-22
    Joyner, K., Manning, W. D., & Bogle, R. (2015). "Gender and the Stability of Same-Sex and Different-Sex Relationships."
  • WP-2014-17
    Manning, W. D., Brown, S. L., & Stykes, B. J. (2014). "Same-Sex and Different-Sex Cohabiting Couple Relationship Stability."
    • Published in Population Research and Policy Review.
      • Manning, W. D., Fettro, M. N., & Lamidi, E. 2014. "Child Well-Being in Same-Sex Parent Families: Review of Research Prepared for American Sociological Association Amicus Brief." Population Research and Policy Review, 33(4), pp 485-502 (2014) 33:485-502 DOI 10.1007/s11113-014-9329-6
  • Interagency Working Group on Measuring Relationships in Federal Household Surveys (MRFHS), Statistical Policy Working Paper
  • WP-12-12
    Powell, B., Carr Steelman, L., Pizmony-Levy, O. (October 2012). Transformation or Continuity in Americans' Definition of Family: A Research Note.
  • Research presented at the following...
    • "Changing Counts, Counting Change: Toward a More Inclusive Definition of Family." American Sociological Association, Denver, CO. (2012).
    • "How Americans Think and Feel about Families." Work and Family Network, New York, NY. (2012).
    • "Counted Out: Same-Sex Relations and Americans’ Definitions of Family."
      • Williams Institute, University of California, Los Angeles School of Law. (2012).
      • University of Connecticut. (2012).
      • Broom Center for Demography, University of California, Santa Barbara. (2012).
      • Northwestern University. (2011).
      • North Central Sociological Association, Cleveland, OH. (2011).
      • University of Pennsylvania. (2010).
    • "‘Family' Divided: Conflicting Visions of ‘the American Family.’" American Sociological Association, Las Vegas, NV. (2011).
    • "Race, Gender, and Marital Opportunities: Remarks Regarding ‘Is Marriage for White People.’" (panelist). Indiana University Maurer Law School. (2012).
    • "Change or Continuity in Americans’ Definition of Family." National Center for Family & Marriage Research Conference, New Approaches to the Measurement of Children’s Family Structure, Bowling Green University, Bowling Green, OH. (2011).
    • "When Minorities Become Majorities and Majorities Become Minorities." Council on Contemporary Families, Chicago, IL. (2011).
    • "Same-Sex Marriage and the Future of DOMA: Law, Politics, Federalism, and Families." (panelist). Indiana University Maurer Law School. (2011).

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