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Couple in Ala. Gay Marriage Case Still Not Allowed to Adopt

Feb 25
The couple whose lawsuit got Alabama's gay marriage ban ruled unconstitutional is headed back to court after a probate judge again refused to grant their adoption petition.

Postnatal Shocker: Doctor Won't Treat Baby with Two Moms

Feb 23
A same-sex couple is sharing their story about a doctor who refused to accept their baby as a patient on the grounds of their sexual orientation.

A Closer Look At The Financial Implications Of Tying The Knot

By Christiana Lilly | Feb 22
With the ban on gay marriage lifted in states around the country, thousands of same-sex couples are finally able to make their relationships official under the eyes of the law. Here's what that means in financial terms.

Study Finds Correlation Between LGBT Rights and Quality of Life

By Christiana Lilly | Feb 22
LGBT Americans living in states without protections are more likely to have a lower quality of life, according to a study released by the Williams Institute.

Chef Art Smith Hosts Mass Gay Wedding on Miami Beach

By Kelli Kennedy | Feb 22
With a mix of elegance and irreverence, only celebrity chef Art Smith could round up his famous chef buddies, a sea of white orchids and a drag queen DJ to pull off a wedding ceremony Saturday for more than two dozen same-sex couples on Miami Beach.

Tackling Surrogacy Laws A Tricky Business

By John Riley | Feb 21
A couple may look to a surrogate to help carry a child to term, but local laws - at times outdated and out-of-step with advances in reproductive technology - can be another hurdle to overcome for prospective parents.

Getting Hitched in the 21st Century :: 'I Do' Goes Hi-Tech

By Joel Martens | Feb 21
Planning your wedding has entered the 21st Century... it's as easy as going online, setting up a profile and following a step-by-step guide. Here are some great options and resources for planning that special day.

Wyoming Panel Moves Bill to Ban Sexual-Orientation Bias

By Ben Neary | Feb 21
A bill that would ban discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity cleared a critical committee hearing on Friday and now heads for a vote next week in the full Wyoming House of Representatives.

CAP Report Shows Difficulties Facing Transgender Teens

By EDGE | Feb 20
At least one in five transgender young people have experienced homelessness, and many of them have encountered discrimination, harassment, and abuse in shelters and other services meant to serve as safe spaces when there is nowhere else to go.

Congressman Tweets He Has a Transgender Grandchild

Feb 20
Democratic congressman Mike Honda says on his Twitter account he has a transgender grandchild, an announcement that comes amid a national conversation about people who struggle with gender identity.

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