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Blue Cross to Offer Gay NC Couples Family Policies

Wednesday Jan 29, 2014
North Carolina’s largest insurer is reversing course and now says it will offer family coverage to same-sex married couples and domestic partners in new policies.

Federal Judge Orders Ohio Officials to Recognize Same-Sex Couple’s Marriage

By Justin Snow | Saturday Jul 27, 2013
A federal judge Monday ordered Ohio officials to recognize the marriage of a same-sex couple wed in Maryland on the death certificate of one of the two men currently in hospice care.

New Book Series About LGBT-Headed Families

Monday Sep 17, 2012
Rainbow Rumpus’s downloadable books help introduce the concept of families headed by LGBT parents to children’s classrooms.  Each contains information about how to talk about LGBT-headed families with children in an age appropriate way.

HRC Announces Partnership with RaiseAChild

Thursday Apr 5, 2012
Human Rights Campaign announced a new partnership with RaiseAChild.US, a nonprofit with the mission to promote and encourage the LGBT community to build families of their own through fostering and adoption.

Five Couples Ask Court to Recognize Families for U.S. Immigration Purposes

Wednesday Apr 4, 2012
Five lesbian and gay couples filed suit in the Eastern District of New York, challenging Section 3 of the federal Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), which prevents lesbian and gay American citizens from sponsoring their spouses for green cards.

Adoptive Parenting Increases with Same-Sex Couples

Friday Feb 17, 2012
Proportionally fewer same-sex couples are raising children today than in 2006, and their families reflect greater racial/ethnic and socioeconomic diversity than often represented in the media and academic research, according to new analyses.

Children’s Book Supports Chinese Tradition of Same-Sex Silk Workers’ Marriages

Sunday Feb 5, 2012
The movement for marriage equality in the United States stands on the shoulders of a centuries-long Chinese tradition, according to new information published by Rainbow Rumpus, the online magazine for kids and teens with LGBT parents.

NYC’s LGBT Center Hosts "Families" to Help LGBT Youth

Tuesday Jan 10, 2012
On the evening of Tuesday, January 10, New York’s Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, & Transgender Community Center will host an event titled "Families: The Missing Link in Reducing Risk & Promoting Well-Being of LGBT Youth."

Couples for Equality™ Launches Globally at Miami Beach Pride Festival

Saturday Apr 16, 2011
By presenting and sharing the love and commitment of couples throughout the world who have come together to show their support for all committed and loving relationships, Couples for Equality™ endeavors to create an atmosphere of love.

California ad campaign highlights gay fathers

By Megan Barnes | Monday Jan 24, 2011
The Pop Luck Club, a Los Angeles-based support group for gay fathers, launched an ad campaign this month that features portraits of gay families. Group members hope the spots will encourage and de-stigmatize gay parenting.