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'Jurassic Park' Dinosaur Expert's Next Big Thing: Holograms

'Jurassic Park' Dinosaur Expert's Next Big Thing: Holograms

By Matt Volz | May 24
Paleontologist Jack Horner wants to transport people back in time to see a feathered Tyrannosaurus rex colored bright red and a blue triceratops with red fringe similar to a rooster's comb.

New Kansas Law Allows Agencies to Refuse LGBT Adoptions

New Kansas Law Allows Agencies to Refuse LGBT Adoptions

By John Hanna | May 19
Kansas Gov. Jeff Colyer signed legislation Friday granting legal protections to faith-based adoption agencies that cite their religious beliefs for not placing children in LGBT homes.

Connecticut Recruiting LGBT Families to Adopt, Foster Kids

Connecticut Recruiting LGBT Families to Adopt, Foster Kids

By Susan Haigh | May 18
Connecticut's child welfare agency has launched an initiative to actively recruit members of the state's LGBT community to become foster and adoptive parents, bucking recent efforts in some states to curtail gay adoptions.

Tweet About Grandma Defending LGBTQ Rights with Epic Clap Back Goes Viral

Tweet About Grandma Defending LGBTQ Rights with Epic Clap Back Goes Viral

May 9
A tweet about an 88-year-old grandmother defending LGBTQ equality with an epic clap back is going viral this week.

Passage of Adoption Bill Represents Shift in Oklahoma

Passage of Adoption Bill Represents Shift in Oklahoma

By Sean Murphy | May 7
Bills aimed at curtailing LGBT rights have been derailed in the deeply conservative Oklahoma Legislature in recent years as many Republicans grew weary of voting on measures that allow for discrimination against gay people.

Kansas, Oklahoma Approve Religious Veto on LGBT Adoptions

Kansas, Oklahoma Approve Religious Veto on LGBT Adoptions

By Mitchell Willetts | May 4
State lawmakers in Kansas and Oklahoma have approved legislation to grant legal protections to faith-based adoption agencies that cite their religious beliefs for not placing children in LGBT homes.

Religious and LGBT Groups Clash in 2 States Over Adoption

Religious and LGBT Groups Clash in 2 States Over Adoption

By Mitchell Willetts | May 3
Republican legislators in Kansas tried Thursday to break a political stalemate over a proposal to grant legal protections to faith-based adoption agencies that cite their religious beliefs for not placing children in LGBT homes.

Iowa Lawmakers Send 6-Week Abortion Ban to Governor

Iowa Lawmakers Send 6-Week Abortion Ban to Governor

By Barbara Rodriguez and Scott Stewart | May 3
Critics say the so-called "heartbeat" bill, which now awaits the signature of anti-abortion GOP Gov. Kim Reynolds, would ban abortions before some women even know they're pregnant.

LGBT Rights Group's Ad on Kansas Adoption Bill Scrutinized

LGBT Rights Group's Ad on Kansas Adoption Bill Scrutinized

May 3
A group representing some of tech's biggest names, including Apple and Google, isn't happy that an LGBT-rights group listed member companies in a newspaper ad attacking Kansas legislation on faith-based adoption agencies.

After Duggar Family Member Fires Off Anti-Gay Tweets, Nate Berkus Defends His Family

After Duggar Family Member Fires Off Anti-Gay Tweets, Nate Berkus Defends His Family

May 2
Interior designer Nate Berkus is defending his husband Jeremiah Brent, their daughter, and their newborn son after a member of the Duggar family fired off a number of anti-gay tweets regarding the couple's TLC reality show.

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