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Lesbian Couple Flees Russia for Asylum in Argentina

INTERNATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Friday Jul 18, 2014
Afraid for their safety in a country with a growing antipathy toward gays, a Russian lesbian couple is now seeking asylum in Argentina for themselves and their teenage son.

Are Evangelicals Changing Their Minds on Marriage Equality?

FAMILY | Jul 12
Evangelical attitudes are slowly softening on the issue of gay marriage. Or are they? While some are seeing the light, others are clinging to prejudice.

Marriage Inequality Harms Military Families and Veterans

FAMILY | Jul 11
On Wednesday, July 9th, the American Military Partner Association (AMPA) and OutServe-SLDN jointly filed an amici curiae brief with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit in the case of Henry v. Himes, decided by a federal district court in Ohio.

Desiree Mark, right, and her partner

Scranton Venue Says No to Same-Sex Weddings

FAMILY | By Winnie McCroy | Jul 11
When a Pennsylvania inn refused to hold a same-sex wedding for two lesbians, the outrage on social media only served to highlight the fact that while gays can legally wed in the Keystone State, they can just as legally be discriminated against.

Lesbian Couple's Family Denied Season Pass to Ohio City Pool

FAMILY | By EDGE | Jul 10
When Melody Mohn of the Ohio city of Galion, located 60-miles from Columbus, called to apply for a family pass to the city's public pool, her request was denied. The reasoning? Mohn is raising her three children with her lesbian partner.

A new study suggests kids of gay parents are happier

Aussie Study Suggest Kids of Same-Sex Parents Healthier, Happier

INTERNATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Jul 5
Children of same-sex parents enjoy better levels of health and wellbeing than others, a new Australian research suggests.

NH Court Sides With Ex-Partner of Girl’s Birth Mother

FAMILY | By Lynne Tuohy | Jul 2
The New Hampshire Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that the ex-partner of a 12-year-old’s girl’s mother has made her case to be considered a parent under the law.

Michael Foster, second left, and Larry Foster, right, hug with their children Joseph, 13, left, Kaleb, 11, center, and Madeline, 9, as the couple were married in Indianapolis, Thursday, June 26, 2014.

Married or Not? Families in Indiana May Face Long Wait

FAMILY | By Charles D. Wilson | Jun 29
Same-sex couples who rushed to courthouses across Indiana during the three days it was legal for them to get married there could now face long months before they learn whether their unions are valid.

In this May 22, 2013, customers enter and exit a Hobby Lobby store in Denver. The Supreme Court is poised to deliver its verdict in a case that weighs the religious rights of employers and the right of women to the birth control of their choice.

Supreme Court Poised to Settle Birth Control Issue

FAMILY | By Mark Sherman | Jun 28
The Supreme Court is poised to deliver its verdict in a case that weighs the religious rights of employers and the right of women to the birth control of their choice.

Marriage Equality Since DOMA’s Downfall

FAMILY | Jun 28
This timeline shows the progression of marriage equality since the end of DOMA. In most, if not all, of the judicial rulings the judges have cited the Windsor case as one of the reasons for ruling marriage bans unconstitutional.

Immigration Law for the LGBT Community: Know Your Rights!

FAMILY | By Miriam Cronkhite | Jun 21
Since the defeat of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services now allows binational couples the same rights as everyone else. Find out what this means for you.