Gay marriage could be good for health outcomes

A US study found same-sex couples living together experienced poorer health than their married heterosexual counterparts despite having similar socioeconomic status.

Medical literature consistently shows married people are generally healthier.

Same-sex couples who lived together self-rated their health as better than their heterosexual cohabiting and single counterparts.

“It may be that providing same-sex cohabitors the option to marry… will boost measures of self-rated health across sexual minority populations,” the