Topics :: gay and lesbian families

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Same-Sex Couple Sues N.J. Over Fertility Health Coverage law

FAMILY | Aug 31
A lesbian couple in New Jersey says they were unfairly prevented from getting health insurance coverage for infertility treatments.

Six Creative Date Night Tips

FAMILY | Aug 21
The couples who play together stay together! Gay relationships these days involve more than just having fun under the sheets, so date night is key to maintaining that spark and increasing excitement in and out of the bedroom.

Lesbian Visitor Murdered in Austin

CRIME | By Heather Cassell | Aug 7
This was the happiest time in Teqnika Moultrie's life, but it was tragically cut short early Sunday morning in Austin, Texas.

Maryland Court Decides in Favor of De Facto Parentage for Same-Sex Couples

FAMILY | By John Riley | Jul 17
On Monday, the Maryland Court of Appeals, the state's highest court, ruled unanimously in favor of a transgender man seeking to be granted visitation rights with the son he helped raise with his former partner.

Italy Could Recognize Same-Sex Relationships

INTERNATIONAL | By Rhuaridh Marr | Jan 31
While thirteen of the world's nineteen countries to offer same-sex marriage are in Europe, Italy remains steadfastly opposed to even basic recognition. Now, though, that could all change.

Virginia Bill Proposes Kim Davis-Style Clerk Exemptions

POLITICS | By John Riley | Jan 31
The Virginia Senate Committee on Courts of Justice has approved a bill that would allow county circuit court clerks or deputy clerks to refuse to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples.

SF Gay Couple Spearhead Change to Czech Family Law

FAMILY | By Heather Cassell | Jan 10
A San Francisco couple who challenged the Czech Republic's ban on gay adoption won a landmark decision for their family, and they hope it will better the lives of other LGBT families in Europe.

Jimmy Carter: Jesus Would Approve of Marriage Equality

FAMILY | By John Riley | Jul 11
The former president, known for his devout faith, told Marc Lamont Hill of The Huffington Post's "HuffPost Live" that he believes Jesus would have approved of same-sex marriage.

National Foster Care Month Emphasizes Every Child Deserves a Family

FAMILY | By EDGE | May 5
Family Equality Council has announced its 2015 National Adoption Month Campaign to coincide with the re-introduction of the Every Child Deserves a Family Act in May.

Venues Learn Same-Sex Wedding Dos and Don'ts

NATIONAL | By Matthew S. Bajko | Feb 17
Same-sex marriage is now legal in more than three-dozen states and counting. Yet, many in the wedding industry are ill prepared to meet the needs of an onslaught of gays and lesbians looking to say "I do."

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