Reports & Research

Couples affected by 2004 anti-gay initiatives

Report Type: 
Fact Sheet
Date: 
December 19, 2004

Hundreds of thousands of same-sex and opposite-sex couples nationwide were negatively affected by anti-gay initiatives in 2004. For example:

In Ohio:

  • 563,425 people were affected;
  • More than 210,000 were in opposite-sex unmarried partnerships.

In Michigan:

  • 498,104 people were affected;
  • More than 186,000 were in opposite-sex unmarried partnerships.