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Federal Court Overrules Board of Immigration Appeals’ Denial of Spousal Petition by Gay Man

Federal Court Overrules Board of Immigration Appeals’ Denial of Spousal Petition by Gay Man.

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More than half of top US newspapers failed to cover Trump’s anti-LGBTQ foster care and adoption rule

Only 22 of the nation’s top 50 newspapers reported on the November 1 rule allowing discrimination against LGBTQ youth and […]

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K-pop star Holland on coming out and providing a voice for LGBTQ people in South Korea

K-pop star Holland is walking the path less travelled with pride. The South Korean singer, commonly referred to as the ‘first […]

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Ireland to List Both Same-Sex Parents on Child’s Birth Certificate

There’s a major loophole in Ireland in the Same-sex birth certificate new regulations, however. Ireland will soon allow both same-sex […]

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Adoption Groups Could Turn Away L.G.B.T. Families Under Trump Proposed Adoption Rule

The Trump administration seeks to roll back an Obama-era adoption rule that classified sexual orientation and gender identity as classes […]

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Kmart Selling Popular Family Doll Sets With Two Dads, Two Moms

But online Kmart shoppers don’t get to choose their doll family’s genders. Kmart Australia recently introduced a line of doll […]

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Northern Ireland Set to Legalize Abortion and Same-Sex Marriage

The collapse of local government allowed Parliament to step in and bring the Northern Ireland ’s laws in line with […]

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France moves to make reproductive technology legal for all

France moves to make reproductive technology legal for all Isabelle Laurans and her boyfriend tried for years to have a […]

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The French Court of Final Appeal recognises parents of surrogate twins after 19 years

The French Court of Final Appeal has officially acknowledged the sole parenthood of a couple who raised twins borne by […]

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Trump administration halts visas for same-sex partners of diplomats, UN employees

Unmarried, same-sex partners of diplomats and U.N. employees have until the end the year to get married or leave the […]

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Judge Allows Religious-Based Michigan Adoption Agencies to Turn Away LGBT Couples

Religious-based adoption agencies that contract with the state of Michigan will be allowed to refuse to place children in LGBT […]

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New NY legislation prevents courts from denying child adoptions to petitioners that are already legally-recognized parents

Governor Andrew Cuomo announced he signed legislation (S.3999/A.460) prohibiting New York State courts from denying child adoptions to petitioners who […]

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Phoenix Business Can Refuse to Make Invitations for Same-Sex Couples

Phoenix Business Can Refuse to Make Invitations for Same-Sex Couples With these fundamental principles in mind, today we hold that […]

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Gay married couple sues after daughter denied U.S. citizenship

The Maryland couple’s infant daughter was born in Canada to a surrogate mother earlier this year. A gay married couple […]

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China’s Parliament Says No to Marriage Equality

Political leader says changing law would go against “cultural traditions” Barely three months after Taiwan solidified same-sex marriage rights, political […]

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Anti-Gay Tomi Lahren Dragged for Trying to Use LGBTQ People as an Issue Against AOC and ‘The Squad’

Tomi Lahren, the Fox Nation host who’s been mocked as “white power Barbie,” could also be called anti-LGBT Tomi. Time […]

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Babies and broken hearts: Ukraine's commercial surrogacy industry leaves a trail of disasters

This is the moment. I arrive at the Sonechko Children’s Home, a collection of rundown double-story brick buildings in a city […]

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A Gay Couple Had To Flee Russia For The Crime Of Caring For Their Adopted Children

The gay couple, who had to leave Russia after authorities threatened to take away their 12- and 14-year-old sons, spoke […]

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Opinion - The Latest Victims of Trump’s Cruelty? Foster Children and Gay Families

An administration proposal would make it easier to discriminate against gay families who want to adopt through the foster care […]

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Utah Supreme Court Will Now Allow Surrogacy for Same-Sex Couples

The Utah Supreme Court struck down a law stopping same-sex couples from having children through surrogacy. Chief Justice Matthew Durrant […]

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