lesbian couples are still significantly more likely than gay men to get divorced, new data suggests. Data from the office for national statistics published on tuesday (17 november) shows that. a lesbian couple who was the first same-sex couple to marry in the united states has filed for divorce. Hillary and julie goodridge, 52 and 51 respectively, who led the fight to legalize gay marriage in massachusetts filed for divorce last week in suffolk probate and family court after announcing their separation in 2006. About us we are an australian-based media development and events company, with offices in sydney and new york city. In 1999, we purchased lesbians on the loose, a sydney-based magazine, which was first published as an eight-page newsletter in 1989. In 2010 we purchased curve magazine, north americas best selling lesbian magazine. more lesbians than gay men get married, but the discrepancy in divorce rates is much wider than that in marriage rates. by the end of 2018, 900 same-sex couples, of whom nearly three-quarters were female, had divorced. lesbian couples are twice as likely to divorce as married gay men, ons data reveals as overall rates see largest rise in 50 years. lesbian couples two and a half times more likely to get divorced than male same-sex couples, ons figures reveal. mbn brings you the top 10 mind blowing lesbian celebrities couple in hollywood who got married. You may have heard often about lgbt(lesbian, gay, bisexual, a.). About 1 of married americans over age 50 get divorced each year. 55 of gray divorces involve couples who have been married for 20 years. 5 times more likely to divorce compared to couples in a first marriage thus, ending in a gray divorce.