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January 4, 2010

Tallying the gains and losses for gay equality, 2000-2009

The Movement Advancement Project has compiled an incredibly valuable collection of statistics that documents the gains and losses for gay/lesbian equality between 2000 and 2009.  Some highlights:

  • States outlawing sexual orientation discrimination, up 83% from 12 to 22.
  • States extending freedom to marry, up from 0 to 5.
  • States blocking marriage equality through statewide vote, up 500%, from 5 to 31.
  • Gay/straight alliance clubs in high schools, up 600%, from 700 to 4,700.
  • Portion of public favoring gays to serve in the military, up 21%, from 62% to 75%.
  • Cumulative discharges of gays from the military since 1993, up 93%, from 6,716 to 12,961.
The report is available here.

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