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Colombia Allows Lesbian Couple to Adopt Child

Friday Aug 29, 2014
Colombia has taken a major step recognizing the rights of same-sex couples after the country's constitutional court allowed a lesbian couple to adopt a child born to one of its members.

NYC Seeks Gay And Lesbian Foster Parents

Thursday Jan 16, 2014
The Wall Street Journal says there’s a major push to expand the kinds of families who consider fostering. Another goal is to find homes for children who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender.

Bill Proposed to Deny Gay Parents Custody in Russia

Thursday Sep 5, 2013
A Russian lawmaker has proposed a bill that would deny gay parents custody over their children.

Same-Sex Couples Challenge Nebraska Foster Parent Rule

Wednesday Aug 28, 2013
Three same-sex couples challenged a Nebraska policy on Tuesday that prevents them from serving as foster parents, setting up a legal battle in a state with a shortage of eligible families.

Study: Kids of Same-Sex Parents Happier, Healthier Than Average

By Jason St. Amand | Thursday Jun 6, 2013
A new study finds that children of same-sex parents are just has happy and healthy (or more) when compared to the children raised by heteronormative parents.

Turkey, Dutch Leaders Spar Over Boy’s Foster Case

By Mike Corder | Thursday Mar 21, 2013
Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte bluntly rejected an appeal Thursday by his Turkish counterpart for ministerial-level talks over the case of a boy taken from his Turkish parents in the Netherlands and placed in the foster care of a lesbian couple.

Study: Gays and Lesbians Make Great Parents

By Sergio N. Candido | Tuesday Mar 12, 2013
A study conducted by Cambridge University concluded that gay British parents are just as good as heterosexual parents.

French Gay Marriage Plans Stir Parenthood Debate

By Lori Hinnant | Thursday Jan 31, 2013
The legalization of same-sex marriage in France has sparked a fierce debate about reproduction and parenthood in the country.

Vatican Steps Up Anti Same-Sex Marriage Rhetoric

By Nicole Winfield | Sunday Jan 13, 2013
The Vatican castigated an Italian court decision that denied claims a father’s claims that awarding custody of his son to his ex-wife and her female partner would harm him.

Texas Prof Still Supports His Flawed Gay Parenting Study

By Jason St. Amand | Friday Nov 2, 2012
A Texas professor who published a controversial study about gay parenting admitted his research is flawed but still stands by his findings that children from same-sex couples are worse off than children from straight parents.