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AG Seeks to Halt Adoption Ruling, Denies Anti-Catholic Bias

AG Seeks to Halt Adoption Ruling, Denies Anti-Catholic Bias

Oct 12
Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel is asking a federal judge to halt an injunction that lets religious-based adoption and foster care agencies refuse to serve LGBT couples.

Marriage Could be Good for Your Health, Unless You're Bisexual

Marriage Could be Good for Your Health, Unless You're Bisexual

Oct 3
Recently, a few studies looked into gay and lesbian populations and same-sex marriages to test if marriage is related to better health in these populations — and the evidence is mixed.

Utah Lawmaker, Husband Who Sued for Gay Marriage Separating

Utah Lawmaker, Husband Who Sued for Gay Marriage Separating

Oct 2
A Utah state lawmaker who filed a lawsuit that successfully overturned the state's ban on same-sex marriage is separating from his husband.

Watch: Ricky Martin & Husband Announce Fourth Child

Watch: Ricky Martin & Husband Announce Fourth Child

Sep 30
Ricky Martin and his husband Jwan Yosef announced that they are expecting their fourth child.

Judge: Michigan Adoption Agencies can Turn Away LGBT Couples

Judge: Michigan Adoption Agencies can Turn Away LGBT Couples

By David Eggert | Sep 27
Religious-based adoption agencies that contract with the state of Michigan will be allowed to refuse to place children in LGBT homes under a preliminary injunction issued by a federal judge Thursday.

Trans Man Loses Battle to Register as Father of Child

Trans Man Loses Battle to Register as Father of Child

By Sam Cronin | Sep 26
The most senior family judge in England and Whales ruled that Freddy McConnell, a transgender man who just gave birth, will have to register as his child's mother, categorically redefining the term mother. Read more about the landmark case here.

Unmarried Partners in U.S. Have Tripled in 2 Decades

Unmarried Partners in U.S. Have Tripled in 2 Decades

By Mike Schneider | Sep 26
The report says unmarried partners are older, better educated, more likely to earn higher wages and more racially diverse than in the past.

Camouflaged Vaping Devices are Hoodwinking Parents and Schools

Camouflaged Vaping Devices are Hoodwinking Parents and Schools

By Anna Maria Berry-Jester | Sep 20
Meet the vaping hoodie. This high school fashion mainstay — defined by a hood with drawstrings — is now available as a vaping device, ready to deliver a puff of nicotine (or marijuana) anywhere, anytime. Including in the classroom.

Women Occupy Most Same-Sex Households, Except in Cities

Women Occupy Most Same-Sex Households, Except in Cities

Sep 19
Female couples make up more than half of all same-sex households in the United States, but male couples dominate in cities with large gay populations.

Gay Married Couple Sues After Daughter Denied US Citizenship

Gay Married Couple Sues After Daughter Denied US Citizenship

By Michael Kunzelman | Sep 12
A gay married couple in Maryland sued Thursday to challenge the State Department's refusal to recognize the U.S. citizenship of their infant daughter, who was born in Canada via a surrogate this year.

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