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2 Supreme Court justices slam 2015 gay marriage decision

Justice Clarence Thomas suggested the Supreme Court needs to revisit the gay issue because it has “created a problem that […]

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China's LGBT community expresses disappointment after Shanghai Pride cancelled indefinitely

China’s LGBT community expresses disappointment after Shanghai Pride cancelled indefinitely Shanghai Pride – Amy Yang always wanted to travel outside […]

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Birthright Citizenship Ordered for Gay Couple’s Child Born Overseas Through Surrogacy

Birthright Citizenship Ordered for Gay Couple’s Child Born Overseas Through Surrogacy A US district judge in Georgia issued a ruling […]

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Croatia gets first gay foster parents

A Croatian gay couple became foster parents to two children after a legal battle becoming the first same-sex couple to […]

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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. […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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. […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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. […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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