Check out the latest news that affects you and your family.  Read all of the “In the News” posts here.

Baby Was Infected With Covid-19 in Utero, Study Reports

Researchers said the case strongly suggests that Covid-19 can be transmitted in utero. Both the mother and baby have recovered. […]

Read More

Overlooked No More: Karl Heinrich Ulrichs, Pioneering Gay Activist

Overlooked is a series of obituaries about remarkable people whose deaths, beginning in 1851, went unreported in The Times. Before […]

Read More

Korean Adoptee Wins Landmark Case in Search for Birth Parents

In the first verdict of its kind, a South Korean court has ruled that Kara Bos, an American who is […]

Read More

They were right: Same-sex marriage 'changed everything.' Well, by adding $3.7 billion to the economy.

When same-sex marriage was legalized in the United States in 2015, a lot of conservatives and religious folks predicted it […]

Read More

How Pixar’s ‘Out’ tells a universal gay story

Pixar’s OUT – Cartoons have always been queer — if you knew where to look, says animator Steven Clay Hunter. […]

Read More

Aimee Stephens, Transgender Plaintiff in Supreme Court Case, Dies at 59

Aimee Stephens, who was fired from her job in 2013 after she announced to her colleagues in a letter that […]

Read More

Anderson Cooper Welcomes Baby Boy Via Surrogate: 'I Am Beyond Happy'

Anderson Cooper is a dad — surprise! Anderson Cooper, the longtime news anchor, 52, revealed the happy news on Instagram […]

Read More

Phyllis Lyon, on Right, Lesbian Activist and Gay Marriage Trailblazer, Dies at 95

When Phyllis Lyon married her partner of 55 years in 2008, they formed the first legal gay union in California. […]

Read More

New York State Legalizes Gestational Surrogacy

  New York State Legalizes Gestational Surrogacy A protracted battle over the future of compensated gestational surrogacy in New York […]

Read More

The UK Supreme Court awards damages for commercial surrogacy

A landmark ruling by The UK Supreme Court awards damages to a woman for Californian commercial surrogacy following a delay […]

Read More

Shielding the Fetus From the Coronavirus

New studies suggest the Coronavirus can cross the placenta to the fetus, but newborns have been mildly affected if at […]

Read More

Richard E. Weber, Beloved Lawyer Dies From Coronavirus Complications

Richard E. Weber will be remembered as having brought ‘joy and exuberance’ to everything he did. We have some unfortunate […]

Read More

Israeli Supreme Court rules same-sex couples be given access to surrogacy

In an apparent rebuke to government, the Israeli Supreme Court justices say current law that excludes LGBT couples, harms ‘right […]

Read More

South Dakota Senate panel narrowly defeats commercial surrogacy ban

A South Dakota Senate committee on Wednesday narrowly rejected a measure that would have criminalized commercial surrogate pregnancy agents, making […]

Read More

Fertility Fraud: The U.S. Is Experiencing An Explosion Of Legislation. And That’s A Good Thing

More and more cases of fertility fraud have been uncovered. And more and more lawsuits have been filed. However, each […]

Read More

Putin says he won’t allow for LGBTQ families or marriages in Russia

Putin told reporters that he’s considering a constitutional amendment that would ensure that all parents of children “will be dad […]

Read More

French Senate passes bioethics law allowing lesbians to artificially procreate

The bill passed by the French Senate is watered down but still extremely transgressive. The French Senate adopted the draft […]

Read More

Virginia Senate approves bill to prevent surrogates from being forced to abort multiples

The Virginia Senate unanimously approved a bill Tuesday that would prevent surrogates from either being required to or prohibited from […]

Read More

Dozens of anti-LGBTQ state bills already proposed in 2020, advocates warn

Many of the anti-LGBTQ state bills focus on transgender youth, including legislation in South Dakota that would make it a […]

Read More

Tennessee lawmakers pass legislation allowing adoption agencies to deny gay couples

Tennessee lawmakers are already making waves on the first day of the Legislative Session with passing a bill that would […]

Read More