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The culture wars are raging. But if we're in the midst of a revolution, it's hardly being televised. A flurry of state-level activity is dramatically expanding gay marriage in the United States. A court ruling in Iowa and a legislative vote in Vermont made them the third and fourth states to legalize same-sex marriage, and moves are under way for states including New York, Connecticut and New Hampshire to join them soon. Add to that Obama administration executive orders on stem-cell research and abortion rights, and the last few months have brought victories for social liberals -- and setbacks for social conservatives -- on a scale not seen in decades.

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It has been six months since Australia declared that marriage is no longer an exclusively heterosexual institution. In that time, about 2, same-sex couples have been married, with NSW recording the most weddings, closely followed by Victoria and Queensland. Many more couples, who married overseas before marriage equality was achieved here, have finally had their marriages recognised under Australian law. The Census revealed that there are 46, same-sex couples living together in Australia. Of these couples, 3, reported they were the husband or wife of someone of the same sex presumably because they were married overseas. If we combine this figure with the number of same-sex marriages registered in the last six months, it appears that over 10 per cent of same-sex couples who live together are now married.

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Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriages around the U. Census Bureau released Thursday. Since , the year before the U. But the large increase in marriages among same-sex couples since marriage equality became legal nationwide offers evidence of the clear desire for marriage among same-sex couples," said Gary Gates, a demographer specializing in LGBT issues. The survey revealed noticeable economic differences between male couples and female couples, as well as same-sex couples and opposite-sex couples.