glbtq: an encyclopedia of gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender & queer culture
social sciences
special features
about glbtq


  Advertising Opportunities
  Permissions & Licensing
  Terms of Service
  Privacy Policy
  Editors and Contributors
Site Credits
Site Guide
glbtq Books
Press Kit
Advertising and Sponsorships
Copyright and Licensing
Privacy Policy and Terms of Service
Contact Information
Editors and Contributors


  Contributors A - M
  Contributors N - Z
  Contributor Biography:  Gary J. Gates 
Gary J. Gates serves as a Research Associate in the Center on Labor, Human Services, and Population at The Urban Institute. He is co-author of The Gay and Lesbian Atlas. He holds a doctoral degree from Carnegie Mellon University, where his dissertation explored the demography of the gay and lesbian population using U.S. Census data. His work on that subject has been featured in many national and international media outlets. Gates also holds a Master of Divinity degree from St. Vincent Seminary and a B.S. degree in Computer Science from the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown.

Entries by Gary J. Gates

social sciences >> Census 2000

Census 2000 revealed that there were 594,391 gay male and lesbian couples in the United States, living in 99.3 percent of all U.S. counties; nearly a quarter of these couples are raising children, and these families live in 96 percent of U.S. counties.

social sciences >> Demographics

Recent surveys and data collection efforts hold the promise of providing a more accurate demographic picture of the gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender community. is produced by glbtq, Inc., 1130 West Adams Street, Chicago, IL   60607
glbtq™ and its logo are trademarks of glbtq, Inc.
This site and its contents Copyright © 2002-2006, glbtq, Inc.  All Rights Reserved.
Your use of this site indicates that you accept its Terms of Service.