The results of the Census revised estimates are closer to the results of the American Community Survey ACS for same-sex married and unmarried partners. Inthe figure was greater thanDemographics It is inaccurate to talk about the LGBT community as if it is uniform or easily identifiable. Those individuals who parent as a couple will also face challenges to their status as a couple or a family. Moving toward the development of an affirming practice with LGBT parents will require intensive continuing education. Herek 's analysis in American Psychologistwhich said:
The considerable controversy surrounding the issue of parenting by gays and lesbians seems certain to escalate in the years to come. The U. Moreno, a life coach and fitness trainer from New York, had been trying to get pregnant for well over a year. However, the existing data are still limited, and any conclusions must be seen as tentative
That is, a growing number of LGBT people are becoming parents and are living as families every day, irrespective of what policy makers or practitioners do or say.