Interview: Psychologists Track Trends in Civil Unions

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Three years ago, when civil unions first became legal in Vermont, two University of Vermont psychologists conducted a demographic study of gay and lesbian couples joined by the ceremonies. More than 300 same-sex couples shared their views on monogamy, religion, childrearing and other topics, and now a follow-up study is being conducted to find out what’s changed since the couples exchanged vows. Mitch Wertlieb talks with Esther Rothblum, one of the psychologists conducting the studies.

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