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Same-Sex Couple Featured on 'My Little Pony' for First Time

Same-Sex Couple Featured on 'My Little Pony' for First Time

Jun 14
Coinciding with Pride Month, the Discovery Family cartoon series "My Little Pony" has introduced a same-sex couple on the show for the first time.

Watch: Move Over, Gay Penguins — Two Male Flamingos Are This Year's Pride Poster Birds

Watch: Move Over, Gay Penguins — Two Male Flamingos Are This Year's Pride Poster Birds

By Kilian Melloy | Jun 13
Most of us have grown accustomed to stories of zoos with same-sex penguin couples, but the Denver Zoo notes that this year's Pride has a fresh pair of love birds: A seme-sex pair of male flamingos.

NY Senate Votes to Allow Paid Surrogacy Agreements

NY Senate Votes to Allow Paid Surrogacy Agreements

By David Klepper | Jun 12
New York state moved closer Tuesday to lifting its ban on paid surrogacy agreements, in which a woman is compensated for carrying someone else's child, after the state Senate approved the measure.

Andy Cohen Pushes to Allow Surrogacy Agreements in New York

Andy Cohen Pushes to Allow Surrogacy Agreements in New York

Jun 11
Andy Cohen has joined New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo in pushing to legalize paid gestational surrogacy, in which a woman is compensated for carrying a baby for its parents.

Lovingly, a Family Raises an Intersex Child - Again

Lovingly, a Family Raises an Intersex Child - Again

By Lindsay Whitehurst | Jun 9
When doctors said her youngest child would be a girl, Amie Schofield chose the name Victoria. Then they said the child would be a boy, so she switched to Victor.

Matthew Mitcham Set to Dive into Marriage

Matthew Mitcham Set to Dive into Marriage

By Kilian Melloy | Jun 4
Openly gay Australian diving champ and Olympic gold medalist Matthew Mitcham announced on social media that his boyfriend of six months, Luke Rutherford, has proposed marriage — and Mitcham has accepted.

Advocates Decry Delays in Release of Migrant Kids

Advocates Decry Delays in Release of Migrant Kids

By Adriana Gomez Licon and Amy Taxin | Jun 1
Immigrant advocates say the U.S. government is allowing migrant children at a Florida facility to languish in "prison-like conditions" after crossing the U.S.-Mexico border instead of releasing them promptly to family as required by federal rules.

Ellen Degeneres' Mother Expresses Regret for Ignoring Sexual Abuse Claims

Ellen Degeneres' Mother Expresses Regret for Ignoring Sexual Abuse Claims

By Sam Cronin | May 31
For the first time, Ellen DeGeneres's mother is speaking about her daughter's sexual abuse at the hands of her step-father when she was a teenager.

Dating App Where Mayor Pete, Husband Chasten Met Enjoys Soaring Popularity

Dating App Where Mayor Pete, Husband Chasten Met Enjoys Soaring Popularity

May 30
As the prospects for South Bend, Indiana mayor and openly gay Democratic presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg soar, so too does the popularity of the app that brought Mayor Pete together with the man he married last year.

Thousands of U.S. Kindergartners Unvaccinated Without Waivers

Thousands of U.S. Kindergartners Unvaccinated Without Waivers

By Julie Carr Smyth | May 30
Schoolchildren with vaccination waivers are outnumbered in many states by those who give no excuse at all for lacking their shots.

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