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After Anti-LGBT Legislation Enacted, SF Bans Travel to South Dakota

By Matthew S. Bajko | Mar 18
San Francisco this week banned its employees from using taxpayer money to travel to South Dakota now that lawmakers in the Mount Rushmore State have become the first to enact anti-LGBT legislation in 2017.

Lesbian Mother Appeals Alabama Adoption Decision

By Kim Chandler | Nov 18
A lesbian parent in Alabama asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday to review her case after Alabama judges refused to recognize her adoption that was granted in another state.

Lawyers File Injunction in Case Challenging Mississippi Adoption Ban

By John Riley | Sep 6
Lawyers in Mississippi filed a preliminary injunction to allow their clients to adopt the children they are currently raising with their legally married spouses.

Queer Comic Jordan Pease on Lust and Love

By Michael Cox | Mar 18
We sat down with Jordan Pease, the queer comic who left central New Jersey about five years ago to make a name for himself in Los Angeles, the land where every nobody is a somebody and the somebodies won't take your phone calls. But will he make it here?

Couple Behind Ala. Gay Marriage Ruling to Refile Adoption Paperwork

By Kim Chandler and Jeff Martin | Jan 26
The couple whose lawsuit toppled Alabama's gay marriage ban said they are grateful, overjoyed and still a little a bit in disbelief.

Utah Supreme Court Gives OK to Same-Sex Adoptions

By Winnie McCroy | Oct 24
Four Utah couples are surely rejoicing today, as yesterday, the Utah Supreme Court lifted the stay against four pending adoptions of children by their same-sex parents.

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.

French Court Extends Adoption Rights to Lesbians

Sep 23
France's highest court has ruled that married lesbians are allowed to adopt their partner's child born through in vitro fertilization or other medically assisted reproduction.

Wis. Judges Grant Adoptions by Same-Sex Married Couples

Sep 11
At least two Dane County judges have granted adoptions by same-sex couples, thereby recognizing their marriages.

Coahuila First Mexican State to Legalize Gay Marriage

By Winnie McCroy | Sep 3
On Monday, September 1, Coahuila became the first Mexican state to approve gay marriage through its legislature.

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