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Lawyers File Injunction in Case Challenging Mississippi Adoption Ban

FAMILY | By John Riley | Sep 6
Lawyers in Mississippi filed a preliminary injunction to allow their clients to adopt the children they are currently raising with their legally married spouses.

Queer Comic Jordan Pease on Lust and Love

CULTURE | By Michael Cox | Mar 18
We sat down with Jordan Pease, the queer comic who left central New Jersey about five years ago to make a name for himself in Los Angeles, the land where every nobody is a somebody and the somebodies won't take your phone calls. But will he make it here?

Couple Behind Ala. Gay Marriage Ruling to Refile Adoption Paperwork

FAMILY | By Kim Chandler and Jeff Martin | Jan 26
The couple whose lawsuit toppled Alabama's gay marriage ban said they are grateful, overjoyed and still a little a bit in disbelief.

Utah Supreme Court Gives OK to Same-Sex Adoptions

FAMILY | By Winnie McCroy | Oct 24
Four Utah couples are surely rejoicing today, as yesterday, the Utah Supreme Court lifted the stay against four pending adoptions of children by their same-sex parents.

Same-Sex Adoption Now Legal in Virginia

FAMILY | By John Riley | Oct 18
Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D) on Friday issued a bulletin to local social service divisions throughout the commonwealth that adoption between same-sex spouses is both legal and recognized as valid in the state.

French Court Extends Adoption Rights to Lesbians

France's highest court has ruled that married lesbians are allowed to adopt their partner's child born through in vitro fertilization or other medically assisted reproduction.

Wis. Judges Grant Adoptions by Same-Sex Married Couples

FAMILY | Sep 11
At least two Dane County judges have granted adoptions by same-sex couples, thereby recognizing their marriages.

Coahuila First Mexican State to Legalize Gay Marriage

INTERNATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Sep 3
On Monday, September 1, Coahuila became the first Mexican state to approve gay marriage through its legislature.

Colombia Allows Lesbian Couple to Adopt Child

Colombia has taken a major step recognizing the rights of same-sex couples after the country's constitutional court allowed a lesbian couple to adopt a child born to one of its members.

Texas Judge Won’t List Gay Dads on Kids’ Birth Certificates

LEGAL | By Winnie McCroy | Jun 19
A Texas judge has denied two gay men the right to have their names placed on the birth certificates of their newborn twins, because the couple is married.

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