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More Same-Sex Couples Listed In Mass.

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The number of same-sex couples living in Massachusetts is on the rise.

Citing recent Census data, The Boston Globe reported Tuesday that the number of same-sex couples living in the state has increased 17 percent in the last decade.

Demographers say the rise is a result of growing acceptance of same-sex relationships, making it easier for gay couples to declare their relationships openly.

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