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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.

'That was My Child': Transgender Deaths Take Toll in US

'That was My Child': Transgender Deaths Take Toll in US

By Martha Waggoner | Sep 12
Eighteen transgender people have been slain so far this year in the U.S., according to the Human Rights Campaign.

Anonymous Hate Note Utterly Fails to Cast Pall on Joyful Gay Wedding

Anonymous Hate Note Utterly Fails to Cast Pall on Joyful Gay Wedding

By Kilian Melloy | Sep 10
A letter declaring that it was the "consensus of the village" that a British man and his groom should celebrate their union elsewhere seems to have been the work of one "pathetic" individual - and it didn't sully the happy couple's day one bit.

Law Requiring Marriage Applicants to Divulge Race Challenged

Law Requiring Marriage Applicants to Divulge Race Challenged

By Matthew Barakat | Sep 7
Three couples planning to get married in Virginia have filed a federal lawsuit challenging a state requirement that they disclose their race on their marriage application.

Doctors Say New Rule Will Mean Sicker Immigrants

Doctors Say New Rule Will Mean Sicker Immigrants

By Sophia Tareen | Aug 18
Doctors and public health experts warn of poor health and rising costs they say will come from sweeping Trump administration changes that would deny green cards to many immigrants who use Medicaid, as well as food stamps.

Father of Kidnapping Survivor Elizabeth Smart Comes Out as Gay

Father of Kidnapping Survivor Elizabeth Smart Comes Out as Gay

Aug 16
Ed Smart, the father of kidnapping survivor and activist Elizabeth Smart, has come out as gay.

Rejected for A Personal Loan? Here's How to Recover

Rejected for A Personal Loan? Here's How to Recover

By Steven Nicastro | Aug 14
Instead of taking a personal loan rejection personally, use it as motivation to build your credit and supplement your income so you win approval the next time you apply. Here's how to recover.

Stats from Britain: Gays Marrying More, Straights Less

Stats from Britain: Gays Marrying More, Straights Less

By Kilian Melloy | Aug 14
New numbers from Britains Office for National Statistics show that the trend of straights not marrying is increasing, even as more gays are saying "I Do."

What's On School Menus This Fall? Trade Mitigation

What's On School Menus This Fall? Trade Mitigation

By Candice Choi | Aug 12
School lunch menus already have Meatless Mondays and Taco Tuesdays. Now some may get Trade Mitigation Thursdays.

Watch: NJ Mayor Says LGBTQ History Classes are 'an Affront to Almighty God'

Watch: NJ Mayor Says LGBTQ History Classes are 'an Affront to Almighty God'

Aug 9
The Republican mayor of a small New Jersey town is coming under fire this week after vocalizing his opposition to a state law that requires middle schools and high schools to learn about LGBTQ history.

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