Topics :: GLBT family equality

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Newspaper Excises Son's Husband from Mother's Obituary, Cites 'Word of God'

Newspaper Excises Son's Husband from Mother's Obituary, Cites 'Word of God'

By Kilian Melloy | Mar 16
It's like a preview of life under proposed laws to give cover to those wishing to discriminate against LGBTQ Americans and their families: A Texas paper run by a Baptist preacher altered an obituary to remove mention of a gay son's partner.

Alabama Justice Roy Moore Defends Himself Against Same-Sex Marriage Ethics Violation Charges

By John Riley | Sep 29
Alabama Chief Supreme Court Justice Roy Moore has denied that he encouraged probate judges to defy the U.S. Supreme Court's decision that legalized marriage equality nationwide.

Year in Review 2015: To Love, Honor and Cherish

By Chris Tittel | Dec 26
2015 was a banner year for dignity, family parity, and the equality of LGBTs in the United States and around the world. At the same time, anti-gay forces have never been more implacable. Here's a quick recap of some major events.

New Coalitions for Some? Or for All?

By Caleb Rainey | Jun 14
When men like Griffin and the people who belong to this "new coalition" attain their marriage equality rights, will they still be in the fight? Or will we see them and their funding disappear as so many of us still struggle?

Special Relationships :: Brit Pols Support Marriage Equality - Unlike Yank Counterparts

By Rhuaridh Marr | May 2
Unlike our lengthy, costly elections, Britain's are almost ludicrously short. And in stark contrast to America's "conservatives," who preach government non-interference in people's lives except for social issues, Britain's pols support marriage equality.

Tidying Up Maryland's Equality Statutes

By John Riley | Mar 10
Annapolis will consider a trio of bills during the month of March that could prove beneficial to LGBT families or individuals, which will effectively "clean up" Maryland's statutes regarding same-sex parenting or gender identity.

Top Five Women and Family Stories of 2014

By Winnie McCroy | Jan 1
Love and marriage go together like a horse and carriage. And then come kids! Today's LGBT couples are likely to have families. Here's the best of them!

Gay Canvassers Sway Voters on Marriage Equality

By David Crary | Dec 11
For years, backers of same-sex marriage have said more voters would support it if only they could hear directly from gay people with a personal stake in the issue. A new academic study bears out that hunch.

Same-Sex Adoption Now Legal in Virginia

By John Riley | Oct 18
Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D) on Friday issued a bulletin to local social service divisions throughout the commonwealth that adoption between same-sex spouses is both legal and recognized as valid in the state.

Anti-Gay India Ruling Sparks San Fran Protests

By Heather Cassell | Dec 19
South Asian LGBTs and their allies protested in San Francisco after the Supreme Court in India reinstated a colonial-era anti-gay sodomy law.

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