Topics :: same-sex parents
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By Jason St. Amand | Wednesday Nov 21, 2012
A Washington State middle school teacher’s pin sparked a lesbian mother to launch an online campaign to get the teacher to apologize and to ban teachers from sharing their political views in the classroom.
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.
By Jason St. Amand | Tuesday Jul 31, 2012
A three-year-old boy was refused enrollment into an Albuquerque, N.M., Christian school because his parents are a same-sex couple, in violation of the law, according to the boy’s parents’ lawyer.
Sunday Oct 9, 2011
"It’s a relief to read about other kids with two moms," commented one child. According to the 2010 census, children with same-sex parents live in 96% of U.S. counties.
By Kilian Melloy | Wednesday Aug 17, 2011
An Australian lesbian couple prevailed in court over the sperm donor they had turned to for help in conceiving their daughter. It’s the latest twist in the legal problems same-sex parents face across the globe.
By LEANNE ITALIE | Monday Aug 23, 2010
In October 2008, racing against California’s gay marriage ban, Chloe and Frankie Frankeny wed legally in San Francisco with one chore already done: Chloe had taken her wife’s name two years before.
Thursday Aug 19, 2010
A Catholic adoption advisory service that refuses to help gay couples cannot win an exemption from anti-discrimination laws, Britain’s charity regulator said Thursday.
By Kilian Melloy | Thursday Aug 19, 2010
An agency that regulates charities in the UK has reconfirmed its original ruling against a religious adoption service that had refused to place children with gay and lesbian couples.
Sunday Oct 25, 2009
The ’Every Child Deserves a Family Act,’ which was introduced by U.S. Rep. Pete Stark (D-CA) on Oct. 15, would penalize states with outdated adoption policies that restrict access based on marital status, sexual orientation, and gender identity.
By Kilian Melloy | Friday Oct 9, 2009
The Montana state supreme court has ruled in favor of a woman whose former same-sex spouse, now married to a man, sought to exclude from parental custody of their two children; in a separate document, one Justice denounced homophobia as a "societal cancer."
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