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Same-sex Couple and Two Children Murdered in Upstate New York

Some tragic news: a mother and her two children, ages 11 and five, along with the mother’s partner, were found murdered in upstate New York yesterday.

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Zach Wahls, of Two-Mom Video Fame, Announces Iowa Senate Run

Zach Wahls

Zach Wahls, who shot to fame in 2011 when his speech to the Iowa legislature about growing up with two moms went viral (twice!) has announced he is running for the Iowa Senate.

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LGBTQ Parenting Roundup: Solstice Edition

LGBTQ Parenting Roundup

The day may be short, but it’s full of LGBTQ parenting news.

Pull up a cup of something warm and read on.

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Hawaii Same-Sex Parent Case Shows Mom Behaving Badly

Hawaii State Seal

I’m not sure what angers me more: the many child custody cases in which a biological mom tries to stop a nonbiological mom from seeing their children after a divorce or separation—or a case in which a nonbiological mom claims she’s not a mom so she doesn’t have to pay child support.

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Why You Still Need to Do a Second-Parent Adoption


I’ve written many times before about why second-parent adoptions are still a good idea, even if you are married and both parents are on the child’s birth certificate. Another case in the news this past week reminds us why.

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