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Sofia Vergara Reportedly Sued by Her Own Embryos

Dec 11
Existing laws are being used in a novel suit that could push legal boundaries and set extraordinary precedents.

Lawsuit Reveals Lack of Oversight at Sperm Banks

Oct 4
With an increasing number of same-sex couples deciding to have children, many seek reproductive help. One option is sperm banks, a sector estimated to earn about $88 million.

Surrogate Mom with Triplets Fights Biological Parents' Abortion Request

Dec 18
One of two embryos split, resulting in triplets.

National Foster Care Month Emphasizes Every Child Deserves a Family

By EDGE | May 5
Family Equality Council has announced its 2015 National Adoption Month Campaign to coincide with the re-introduction of the Every Child Deserves a Family Act in May.

Ask An Immigration Lawyer :: What Does Marriage Equality Mean for Same-Sex Families?

By Kilian Melloy | Jan 30
With the advent of marriage equality in Florida, 70% of Americans now live in states where committed couples of the same gender can legally wed. But for same-sex couples in any state, marriage is not the end of the road. Here's what you need to know.

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!

Sexologist's Revelation Spurs Discussion in China

By Didi Tang | Dec 20
A leading Chinese sexologist's revelation that she's been living with a transgender man for 17 years has sparked a rare public discussion about China's largely invisible and marginalized transgender community.

Sara Gilbert Pregnant With Linda Perry's Baby

By Winnie McCroy | Sep 11
Hold onto your hats, fans of "The Talk." Actress Sara Gilbert announced that she is pregnant with her first child with rock star/music producer wife Linda Perry of 4 Non Blondes.

Virginia Plaintiffs Ask Supreme Court to Hear Marriage Equality Case

By Justin Snow | Sep 1
Attorneys for the couples fighting Virginia's ban on same-sex marriage urged the U.S. Supreme Court Wednesday to hear their case, describing it as "excellent vehicle for authoritatively resolving" the constitutionality of state bans on same-sex marriage.

Defining Family :: To Choose or Not to Choose

By Caleb Rainey | Aug 30
Family has historically been an elastic term for the LGBT community, partially due to the fact that for many years being LGBT was enough to get you expelled from your birth family.

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