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Supreme Court Revives Transgender Ban for Military Service

The Supreme Court on Tuesday granted the Trump administration’s request to allow it to bar most transgender people from serving […]

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Non-gender specific birth certificates to be used for same-sex couples in Ireland

The current options of ‘Mother’ or Father’ pose problems for same-sex couples Same-sex couples who are parents in Ireland will […]

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The Justice Department OK'd My Firing in the Name of Religious Liberty

Michael J. Stern, who nearly lost his job as a federal prosecutor due to antigay bias, wonders what additional damage […]

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U.S. appeals court hands win to Trump on transgender military ban

In a legal victory for U.S. President Donald Trump’s administration, a federal appeals court on Friday threw out a lower […]

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UK surrogacy law embraces single parents from today

UK surrogacy law embraces single parents from today Today the clock also starts ticking on the six month window during […]

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Gay Couples Rush to Wed Before Brazil’s New President Takes Office

Just hours after Jair Bolsonaro won Brazil’s presidential election in a landslide victory for conservatives, Carolina Zannata and her girlfriend […]

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Singapore allows same-sex fathers to adopt their surrogate son

In a landmark decision, Singapore’s highest court has allowed a gay couple to adopt their son, who was conceived through […]

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Kentucky Appellate Court Rejects Lesbian Co-Parent Custody/Visitation Claim, Reversing Family Court

Adopting a narrow construction of the Kentucky Supreme Court’s historic same-sex co-parent ruling, Mullins v. Picklesimer, 317 S.W.3d 569 (Ky. 2010), […]

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Cambodia’s surrogate mothers go free after agreeing to raise Chinese children but some see it as a mixed blessing

Cambodia banned commercial surrogacy in 2016, and police in June raided two flats where Sophea and 31 other surrogate mothers […]

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DOJ Hires Kerri Kupac, Anti-LGBTQ Spokesperson

Alliance Defending Freedom’s Kerri Kupec reported to be new Public Affairs chief The Justice Department has hired Kerri Kupac,  a […]

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From a Deceased Woman’s Transplanted Uterus, a Live Birth

A novel uterus transplantation procedure may help more infertile women become pregnant. A woman who received a uterus transplanted from a […]

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Sam Thoron, former PFLAG president, dies at 79

Sam Thoron sold insurance and raced sports cars — but he was better known for changing the lives of thousands […]

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Taiwan voters reject same-sex marriage

Taiwan voters rejected same-sex marriage in a referendum Saturday, dealing a blow to the LGBT community and allies who hoped […]

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Chinese Scientist Claims to Use Crispr to Make First Genetically Edited Babies

The researcher, He Jiankui, offered no evidence or data to back up his assertions. If true, some fear Crispr could […]

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Dutch Clinics to Start Offering Surrogacy to Gay Couples

Gay couples who want to have a child through a surrogate mother can do so at Dutch clinics from next […]

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Can a Fired Transgender Worker Sue for Job Discrimination?

In 2013, a funeral director who had been known as Anthony Stephens wrote to colleagues at a Michigan funeral home, […]

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In Scottish schools, students will be required to learn about LGBTI history

Just 18 years ago, it was still illegal in Scotland to “intentionally promote homosexuality” in schools. Now, the Scottish government […]

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A Democratic House, Nation’s First Gay Governor

Control of Congress now split; LGBTQ community makes impressive strides On a night when the Democratic Party achieved a net […]

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Trump Administration Eyes Defining Transgender Out of Existence

The Trump administration is considering narrowly defining gender as a biological, immutable condition determined by genitalia at birth, the most […]

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Matthew Shepard Will Be Interred at the Washington National Cathedral, 20 Years After His Death

For 20 years, the ashes of Matthew Shepard have not been laid to rest. Mr. Shepard’s killing in 1998, when […]

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