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LGBT activists worry about Trump impact in Africa

Gay rights activist Joseph Achille Tiedjou is worried every day that he will be harassed or arrested in Cameroon. Defending […]

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11th Circuit Denies Tax Deduction For Gay Man's Reproductive Expenses

11th Circuit Denies Tax Deduction For Gay Man’s Reproductive Expenses The Issue Joseph Morrissey is a law professor at Stetson […]

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Mississippi anti-LGBT ‘religious freedom’ law takes effect

A Mississippi law enabling sweeping anti-LGBT discrimination in the name of “religious freedom” took effect Tuesday as a result of […]

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Same-Sex Couples Wed in Germany as Marriage Law Takes Effect

Cheers rang out in the City Hall of Berlin’s Schöneberg district on Sunday as two men, who met 38 years […]

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Rejected by adoption agencies, the Dumonts from Dimondale is suing the state

Kristy and Dana Dumont have been married for six years. DIMONDALE –  Kristy Dumont had nine Cabbage Patch Kids dolls when […]

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UK High Court awarded woman damages for surrogacy following missed cervical cancer diagnosis

In a legal first, the UK High Court has awarded costs of £74,000 to a woman for surrogacy following a […]

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Utah couple heads to state Supreme Court over law that prevents married gay men from having biological children through surrogacy

Jon and Noel started talking about having a family not long after they married in 2013. An author and a […]

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Israeli government ends opposition to same-sex adoption

The Israeli government on Tuesday formally ended its opposition to adoption rights for same-sex couples. Haaretz, an Israeli newspaper, cited media […]

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Chilean president introduces same-sex marriage, adoption bill

Chilean President Michelle Bachelet on Monday introduced a bill that would extend marriage and adoption rights to same-sex couples. Ronaldo […]

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TIAA adds LGBT benefit to help female couples with family planning

Investment advisory firm TIAA has added reciprocal IVF assistance to its family planning benefits package as an LGBT inclusion measure. […]

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India Declares Freedom Of Sexual Orientation A Fundamental Right

India’s Supreme Court – “Equality demands that the sexual orientation of each individual in society must be protected on an […]

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Israel High Court says it’s in favor of surrogacy for same-sex couples

Assistant chief justice indicates it’s time to widen access to additional family units; ruling delayed for 6 months The High […]

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In Breakthrough, Scientists Edit a Dangerous Mutation From Genes in Human Embryos

Scientists for the first time have successfully edited genes in human embryos to repair a common and serious disease-causing mutation, […]

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Trump just eviscerated his claim to being an LGBT ally

Things could have been worse for the gay rights community under a Republican president. President Trump tried to court them […]

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Czech Republic Constitutional Court Recognizes Same-Sex Couple's Parenthood

The Czech Republic Constitutional Court decided on 24 July 2017 in a landmark ruling to recognize a same-sex couple’s parenthood which was […]

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Tennessee judge rules gay couples have equal parental rights

Same-sex couples in Tennessee have the same rights as heterosexual couples who have children born through artificial insemination, a judge […]

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German President OKs Gay Marriage Law, Takes Effect in Fall

Germany’s president has signed legislation legalizing gay marriage, his office said Friday, paving the way for the bill to take […]

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Gay Rights Groups Seek One More Win From Justice Kennedy

Justice Anthony M. Kennedy, the greatest judicial champion of gay rights in the nation’s history, will turn 81 on Sunday. Rumors […]

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French High Court Grants New Rights to Gay Parents

French gay couples with children born to foreign surrogate mothers won a key victory Wednesday, with the country’s highest appeals […]

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A Transgender Groom Sees Beyond What He Ever Imagined

When I said it out loud for the first time to my brother, Mikey — “I think I’m transgender” — […]

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