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Maryland Court Decides in Favor of De Facto Parentage for Same-Sex Couples

FAMILY | By John Riley | Jul 17
On Monday, the Maryland Court of Appeals, the state's highest court, ruled unanimously in favor of a transgender man seeking to be granted visitation rights with the son he helped raise with his former partner.

Italy Could Recognize Same-Sex Relationships

INTERNATIONAL | By Rhuaridh Marr | Jan 31
While thirteen of the world's nineteen countries to offer same-sex marriage are in Europe, Italy remains steadfastly opposed to even basic recognition. Now, though, that could all change.

Virginia Bill Proposes Kim Davis-Style Clerk Exemptions

POLITICS | By John Riley | Jan 31
The Virginia Senate Committee on Courts of Justice has approved a bill that would allow county circuit court clerks or deputy clerks to refuse to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples.

SF Gay Couple Spearhead Change to Czech Family Law

FAMILY | By Heather Cassell | Jan 10
A San Francisco couple who challenged the Czech Republic's ban on gay adoption won a landmark decision for their family, and they hope it will better the lives of other LGBT families in Europe.

Jimmy Carter: Jesus Would Approve of Marriage Equality

FAMILY | By John Riley | Jul 11
The former president, known for his devout faith, told Marc Lamont Hill of The Huffington Post's "HuffPost Live" that he believes Jesus would have approved of same-sex marriage.

National Foster Care Month Emphasizes Every Child Deserves a Family

FAMILY | By EDGE | May 5
Family Equality Council has announced its 2015 National Adoption Month Campaign to coincide with the re-introduction of the Every Child Deserves a Family Act in May.

Venues Learn Same-Sex Wedding Dos and Don'ts

NATIONAL | By Matthew S. Bajko | Feb 17
Same-sex marriage is now legal in more than three-dozen states and counting. Yet, many in the wedding industry are ill prepared to meet the needs of an onslaught of gays and lesbians looking to say "I do."

Marriage -- Just for Some?

FAMILY | By Christopher Donaghue, PH.D., LCSW, CST | Feb 8
"Marriage for all" is not actually true, and not what gay marriage affords and allows. It's marriage for those who follow the dictates of what the state allows for their relationship.

Gay Canvassers Sway Voters on Marriage Equality

FAMILY | By David Crary | Dec 11
For years, backers of same-sex marriage have said more voters would support it if only they could hear directly from gay people with a personal stake in the issue. A new academic study bears out that hunch.

Ben & Brad Celebrate Sterling Silver Memories

MUSIC | By Michael Cox | Sep 25
Benjamin Sears & Bradford Conner celebrate their Silver Jubilee as a song duo with two special performances, along with a one hundredth anniversary performance of Irving Berlin's first Broadway show, "Watch Your Step."

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