Topics :: gay and lesbian families

Virginia Plaintiffs Respond to Defendants’ Marriage Appeal

By John Riley | Thursday Apr 17, 2014
Supporters of marriage equality seeking to overturn Virginia’s constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriage, along with the office of Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring, filed appellate briefs April 11 in the case of Bostic v. Schaefer.

Courts Nationwide Poised for Next Round in Marriage Equality Fight

By Justin Snow | Sunday Apr 13, 2014
For the first time since the challenge to California’s Proposition 8, numerous federal appeals courts have begun to hear oral arguments in cases challenging same-sex marriage bans from states across the nation.

Lesbians at Helm of Woven, LGBT Financial Resource Site

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Dec 11, 2013
A new Oklahoma-based company, with many women in top positions, is the first to provide comprehensive legal and financial resources to the LGBT community.

Wedding on a Deadline :: NJ Couples Ready to Tie the Knot

By Geoff Mulvihill | Saturday Oct 19, 2013
Couples who have dreamed for years, even decades, of being able to legally wed in New Jersey are getting their wish starting Monday.

Marriage Equality for All!

Monday Sep 16, 2013
Diana Marie Events Event Planning and Design is announcing its premiere LGBTQ Wedding Show, Equal Plan, that will take place on September 22, 2013 at the DoubleTree by Hilton Orlando Downtown.

Get Me to the Church on Time

By Joel Martens | Sunday Sep 15, 2013
What an amazing opportunity we have right now, a chance to celebrate and commit anew! Wedding planner Bernadette Coveney Smith has experience, and advice, for every aspect of a gay, lesbian, or trans ceremony.

Study: Kids With Gay Parents Healthier Than Peers

By Sergio N. Candido | Wednesday Jul 24, 2013
Gays could be good parents; actually, they could even be better parents than heterosexual couples, results from an Australian study show.

Activists Call for LGBT-Inclusive Immigration Bill

By Michelle Lim | Sunday Apr 28, 2013
LGBTs and their allies stood together on April 10 to demand that the Gang of 8 deliver comprehensive immigration reform.

DOMA Repeal Is Good Business for LGBT Families

By Angela Giampolo | Thursday Mar 28, 2013
The Supreme Court begins DOMA hearings this week. From a business perspective, the repeal of DOMA would strengthen LGBT families both fiscally and legally.

Governor’s Signature Legalizes Civil Unions in Colorado

By Lindsay King- Miller | Friday Mar 22, 2013
On March 21, Gov. John Hickenlooper signed Colorado’s civil unions bill into law, legalizing partnerships for same-sex couples in the Rocky Mountain state.