Topics :: GLBT family equality

Anti-Gay India Ruling Sparks San Fran Protests

By Heather Cassell | Thursday Dec 19, 2013
South Asian LGBTs and their allies protested in San Francisco after the Supreme Court in India reinstated a colonial-era anti-gay sodomy law.

NC Christian School Aims to Ban Students with LGBT Families

By Jason St. Amand | Friday Nov 22, 2013
A Christian school in Wilmington, N.C., is allegedly trying to implement a policy that would effectively prohibit students from attending if someone from the LGBT community is a member of their family.

Ark. Man Appeals Ruling Barring Partner From Home

By Andrew DeMillo | Friday Nov 8, 2013
A judge violated an Arkansas man’s constitutional rights by barring his gay partner from staying overnight when his son visits, imposing a blanket restriction on unmarried couples living together, attorneys told the state’s highest court Thursday.

DOMA and Prop. 8 Teams Talk About Making History

By Heather Cassell | Saturday Oct 19, 2013
Plaintiffs in the case to undo California’s same-sex marriage ban and an attorney from the case that struck down a key provision of the Defense of Marriage Act spoke about the twin court victories during a recent appearance at Stanford University.

Grooms Throw Block Party Wedding

By David-Elijah Nahmod | Friday Oct 18, 2013
Rainbow flag creator Gilbert Baker and Dr. Robert Akeley, who were deputized marriage commissioners for the occasion, performed the October 13 ceremony, which took place outside the home Taylor and Goldstein have shared since 1973.

South Florida Couple Makes National News and History After Green Card Application Approved

By Christiana Lilly | Saturday Oct 12, 2013
Julian Marsh and Traian Popov say it was fate that brought them together, but it took awhile to give into one another. Two years after it all started, they’re swept up in a whirlwind of history-making.

Fertility Coverage Protected for Same-Sex Couples

By Tom Verdin | Wednesday Oct 9, 2013
Unmarried and same-sex couples will be ensured the same access to insurance coverage for fertility treatments as heterosexual couples under a bill Gov. Jerry Brown announced signing Tuesday.

Vt. Gay Couples in Legal Clear After DOMA Ruling

By Dave Gram | Monday Sep 9, 2013
Two same-sex married couples in Vermont are celebrating their new immigration status after a U.S. Supreme Court ruling cleared the way for the foreign-born spouse in each to gain legal residency in the country.

Judge Sides With Ohio Gay Couple on Death Form

By Amanda Lee Myers | Wednesday Sep 4, 2013
A recently deceased gay Ohio man must be listed on his death certificate as married and his husband must be listed as his spouse despite Ohio’s gay marriage ban, a federal judge has ordered.

"Lez Build A Family" Webseries Shows Realities of Parenting

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Aug 22, 2013
In an effort to demystify parenting for lesbians, Canada’s Maya Jean-Baptiste has launched the webseries "Lez Build a Family," to share practical information on having and raising children.