Category Archives: Politics and Law

Moms File Florida Lawsuit to Put Names on Children’s Birth Certificates


This week saw not one, but two federal lawsuits filed to protect children of same-sex parents, with a suit in Florida joining one in Mississippi.

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Last Adoption Ban for Same-Sex Couples Challenged


Four same-sex couples filed a federal lawsuit yesterday challenging the constitutionality of the Mississippi law banning adoption by same-sex couples. Mississippi is the one remaining U.S. state that prevents them from doing so.

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Campaign Aims to Reform State Laws to Support LGBT Parents

NCLR - Equality4Families

The National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR) yesterday launched #Equality4Families, a campaign to raise awareness about the need to reform state laws so they fully protect LGBT parents’ rights to care for their children.

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A Fully Legal Family Vacation

Pemaquid Point Lighthouse

It seemed fitting that the day after marriage equality became law across the United States, my family and I went on vacation to Maine and Canada.

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Are Same-Sex Parents “the New Beacons of Old Family Values”?

Speech Bubble

Today’s must-read article tries to answer the question, “What gay marriage means for the future of parenthood.”

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