Topics :: GLBT family equality
Tuesday Mar 2, 2010
Opponents of gay marriage are asking the Supreme Court to put a hold on the District of Columbia’s new law allowing same-sex couples to wed.
By Janet McConnaughey | Friday Feb 19, 2010
Louisiana must put both fathers’ names on the birth certificate of a boy adopted by a same-sex couple, the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Thursday.
By Kilian Melloy | Friday Feb 19, 2010
A case of possible parental abduction involving courts in two states would be sad, but unremarkable, except for one thing: both parents of the 7-year-old girl who has gone missing along with her mother are women.
Tuesday Dec 8, 2009
Elton John’s partner says the musician was devastated that he wasn’t allowed to adopt a Ukrainian child, but plans to support the boy anyway.
By Kilian Melloy | Monday Nov 30, 2009
A long-running custody dispute has culminated in a Vermont judge ordering the former partner of a child’s biological mother to assume custody of the child.
By Kilian Melloy | Wednesday Nov 18, 2009
Senator Kirsten Gillibrand’s mixed record and changing stance overt the years has got openly gay New York pol Jon Cooper thinking about a campaign to win her seat.
By Kilian Melloy | Thursday Nov 5, 2009
The final tally is not yet in, but gay and lesbian families in Washington state are expected to hold onto legal privileges that give them all the same state-level rights and protections of marriage--though not under that name.
By Kilian Melloy | Wednesday Oct 28, 2009
A federal court case in San Francisco may offer a window into the arguments in favor of marriage equality that could eventually find their way before the U.S. Supreme Court.
By Gene Johnson | Friday Oct 16, 2009
Washington’s secretary of state can release the names and addresses of people who signed petitions calling for a public vote on the state’s expanded benefits for domestic partners, a federal appeals court said Thursday.
By Kilian Melloy | Thursday Oct 15, 2009
A female same-sex couple saw their bid to join a Virginia country club defeated when proposed changes to the bylaws failed to garner a two-thirds majority vote.