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Federal Court Orders Florida To Include Surviving Same-Sex Spouses on Death Certificates

Federal Court Orders Florida To Include Surviving Same-Sex Spouses on Death Certificates

By Tucker Berardi | Mar 25
In a new case from Lambda Legal, a federal court issued a decision requiring Florida to acknowledge whether a deceased individual was married to a same-sex partner and list said partner as a surviving spouse.

Marriage Equality Coming to Taiwan?

Marriage Equality Coming to Taiwan?

Feb 7
CBS News' Adriana Diaz reports on the push for a same-sex marriage law in Taiwan, which could soon become the first country in Asia to legalize it.

Florida Updates Birth Certificate Policy

By John McDonald | Jan 21
Two years later, Florida's same-sex married couples finally have their family paperwork in order.

Long-Acting PrEP Injectable Begins First Trial

By Brittany Ferrendi | Jan 2
A new trial begins, with hopes of making HIV prevention more practical to the public.

Your Marriage Will be Fine (and Other Questions Post-Election)

By Connie J. Vetter, Esq. | Dec 4
LGBT people are understandably worried about what will happen when Donald Trump takes over the presidency.

Alabama Justice Roy Moore Defends Himself Against Same-Sex Marriage Ethics Violation Charges

By John Riley | Sep 29
Alabama Chief Supreme Court Justice Roy Moore has denied that he encouraged probate judges to defy the U.S. Supreme Court's decision that legalized marriage equality nationwide.

Financial Planning and Marriage Equality

By John Lake, LGBT Segment Manager at Wells Fargo | Sep 18
It's been over a year since the U.S. Supreme Court legalized marriage for same-sex couples in all 50 states. This was a joyful milestone, but also a reminder that marriage carries financial consequences.

Trump's Maternity Leave Policy Snubs LGBT Community

By Brittany Ferrendi | Sep 17
Trump discussing maternity leave policies? It sounds good in theory, but the reality is it's an insult to women, men and children in the U.S.

Lesbian Mother Allowed to Seek Visitation and Custody

By John Riley | Sep 10
A woman who helped raise a son with her former partner will be able to seek visitation rights and sue for joint legal custody, following a decision by the New York State Court of Appeals.

Texas Judge Declares Same-Sex Couples Can Be Denied Benefits

By John Riley | Sep 10
A Texas state supreme court justice says that the Texas Court of Appeals erred in assuming that because of the Supreme Court's decision legalizing same-sex marriage, it had to extend equal benefits to same-sex married couples.

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