The OUTlook, a weekly newsletter about LGBTQ+ business, labor and workplace equality from Qnotes.

Hello, and Happy Tuesday! Welcome to this week’s OUTlook, Qnotes’ own LGBTQ+ business newsletter. My name is Taylor Heeden, and I will be bringing you some of our business and financial headlines from the past week.

Data from the last U.S. Census was documented regarding demographic differences between same-sex married couples and opposite-sex couples, including differences in income.

Same-sex spouses are statistically more likely to earn within $10,000 annually of one another at a rate of 21 percent in comparison to heterosexual couples at 18 percent. Opposite-sex couples, on the other hand, are more likely to have income gaps exceeding $50,000 at a rate of 37 percent.

You can read more about other demographic differences between same-sex and opposite-sex couples below.

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U.S. Census shows same-sex married couples less likely to be same age, race, ethnicity

By Taylor Heeden

The Latest data collected from the U.S. Census Bureau shows same-sex married couples are less likely than heterosexual couples to be the same age and the same race, according to the 2021 one-year American Community Survey. […]

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Carrboro candidates team up with Raleigh-based drag queen to encourage residents to vote

Eliazar Posada — along with other candidates for office — wanted to find a way to bring younger voters to the polls for the 2023 Carrboro municipal election. […]

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 North Carolina Democrats denounce new GOP-drawn election districts

Democrats are considering a lawsuit against GOP redistricting plans that U.S. Rep. Alma Adams called “explicit political pornography.” […]

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