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Lesbian Mother Appeals Alabama Adoption Decision

FAMILY | 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.

Kentucky Gov.-Elect: Clerks Won't Have to See Their Names on Same-Sex Couples' Marriage Licenses

NATIONAL | By John Riley | Nov 14
According to Reuters, Gov.-elect Matt Bevin, a Republican, said on Friday that when he takes office in December, he will order changes to the state marriage license form to accommodate those who object to same-sex marriage.

Justice Kennedy: Public Officials Can't Ignore Supreme Court Rulings

NATIONAL | By John Riley | Nov 1
Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy has informally rejected the argument put forth by Rowan County, Kentucky Clerk Kim Davis as justification for her refusal to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples.

'Freeheld' Director Peter Sollett in Conversation

MOVIES | By Joel Martens | Oct 4
The Peter Sollett-Directed feature "Freeheld" is based on the Oscar-winning documentary of the same name by Cynthia Wade. Sollett chats about fortuitous timing and the making of the film.

Lawyers File Injunction in Case Challenging Mississippi Adoption Ban

FAMILY | 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.

Same-Sex Couple Cheers Marriage Ruling in Kentucky

FAMILY | By Claire Galofaro and Adam Beam | Aug 27
For two months since the United States Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriage across the country, Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis has refused to issue any marriage licenses, citing her Christian faith and constitutional right to religious freedom.

Court's Decision in Colorado Cake Case: Gays Are Customers, Too

FAMILY | By John Riley | Aug 15
The Colorado Court of Appeals on Thursday unanimously ruled that a cake shop cannot refuse service to a gay couple, pointing out the bakery is free to state its opposition but not withhold service.

Court Affirms South Dakota Judge's Gay Marriage Ban Ruling

FAMILY | By Kevin Burbach | Aug 12
A federal appeals court affirmed a judge's ruling that struck down South Dakota's ban on same-sex marriage, allowing attorneys to proceed with their plan to seek legal fees from the state.

An Invite to Pope Francis to Meet U.S. LGBT Catholic Families

RELIGION | By Mark Segal | Aug 9
"Your Holiness: I'm sorry to tell you that, while you have been fostering an atmosphere of dialogue, tolerance and pastoral understanding, all is not well with your family here..."

Marriage Equality In Canada: 10 Years Later

FAMILY | By Daniela Costa | Aug 1
Canada beat the U.S. to marriage equality by a decade. While anti-gay voices here decry legal family parity, EDGE print partner SFGN investigates: Has Canada been destroyed yet?

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