How should LGBT couples fill out the US Census forms?


Starting this week, millions of Americans will receive their 2010 U.S. Census forms. For the first time in U.S. Census history, a same-sex couple living in the same household will be able to check off the category of their relationship as they themselves define it – not how government or the law defines it.

Simply put, the U.S. Census encourages you, if you’re a same-sex couple living together, to identify yourselves as you view your relationship.

If you are a same-sex couple living together,