San Francisco Asks: Where Have All the Children Gone?
NYT headline. To which:
The San Francisco metropolitan area has a higher percentage of adults who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender than any other city in the country, a new survey found.
Gallup’s poll of the 50 largest metropolitan areas in the U.S. found that 6.2% of San Franciscans identify as LGBT, which is 2.6 percentage points higher than the national average.
And amusingly that’s not in fact the answer. The disparity between gays and no children is just too large for it to be more than a minor contributor. The actual answer is that people get out of Dodge to go have and raise their children. Rather like parts of London in fact….