Gay Men Who Marry Now Living Longer But Not Women

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Gay Men Who Marry Now Living Longer But Not Women
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Tue, 03-12-2013 - 9:27am

According to a new study, gay men who marry are living longer while the death rate for women in same-sex marriages is increasing. " The death rate among Danish men in same-sex partnerships has dropped significantly since the 1990s, but the death rate among women in same-sex unions is increasing, a new study finds.

In 1989, Denmark became the first country to allow registered same-sex partnerships. For several years afterward, the death rate among same-sex partners was markedly high, the researchers said." more

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Karla
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Tue, 03-12-2013 - 9:39am

I have to question if the death rate of women in same-sex unions is increasing or just the number of women in same-sex marriages. That could account for the increase.