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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 […]

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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 […]

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How will LGBT history be taught in New Jersey schools after new law?

New Jersey schools will teach LGBT history under a new state law, but what does that mean for the classroom? […]

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NYS Lawmakers Reviving Paid Gestational Surrogacy Push

Will Cuomo’s help prove key in opening up option, gestational surrogacy, important to gay couples? The contested effort to legalize […]

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Methodist Split Over Same-Sex Marriage - United Methodist Church to Divide

Under an agreement to be voted on in May, a new “traditionalist Methodist” denomination would split over same-sex marriage and […]

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Croatian court allows gay couple to become foster parents

A Croatian gay couple are set to become foster parents after a landmark ruling by a Zagreb court, local media […]

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Utah boy speaks out after he says teacher bullied him for having gay parents

A Utah boy is speaking out after he says he was bullied by a substitute teacher for being adopted by […]

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NY Health Department to begin issuing nonbinary death certificates in 2020

New Yorkers who didn’t identify as male or female in life will no longer be labeled as such in death, […]

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Kindergartner Invites His Entire Class to His Adoption Hearing

Nearly two dozen kindergartners gave testimonials in a Michigan courtroom about how much they loved the soon-to-be-adopted boy. The 5-year-old […]

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He Gave Thanks for His 2 Dads, Louis and Joshua van Amstel. His Teacher Condemned Gay Couples.

The substitute teacher was fired from a Utah public school. One of the boy’s parents, Louis van Amstel of “Dancing […]

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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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