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Lesbians much more likely to divorce than gay men, according to data

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PinkNews reports.Out of 822 divorces in 2019, female couples comprised 589, with male couples the remaining 233.While same-sex divorces account for less than one percent of divorces in England and Wales, the ONS did say that rates are increasing, reflecting “the increasing size of the same-sex married population since 2014.”Although the number of divorces has dramatically increased — for instance, only 428 same-sex couples divorced in 2018 — the ratio of divorces has remained similar.Female couples accounted for 72% of divorces in 2019, 75% in 2018, 74% in 2017, and 78% in 2016.Same-sex marriage was introduced in March 2014 in England and Wales.

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