Though uncounted, same-sex couples impact South Jersey communities

    Despite civil unions being legal in New Jersey and the Census Bureau ensuring the information gathered is for data purposes only, same-sex couples in the state remain hard to track down.

    While communities in South Jersey are benefiting from the involvement of their gay residents, discrimination limits the impact to small districts within larger municipalities.

    The Press of Atlantic City took an in-depth look at the burgeoning gay population in South Jersey towns.

    While it doesn’t look like any of these communities will be adopting the Gayborhood moniker anytime soon, places like Millville are getting regional attention for being gay-friendly.

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