Topics :: family

NC Christian School Aims to Ban Students with LGBT Families

By Jason St. Amand | Friday Nov 22, 2013
A Christian school in Wilmington, N.C., is allegedly trying to implement a policy that would effectively prohibit students from attending if someone from the LGBT community is a member of their family.

Ark. Man Appeals Ruling Barring Partner From Home

By Andrew DeMillo | Friday Nov 8, 2013
A judge violated an Arkansas man’s constitutional rights by barring his gay partner from staying overnight when his son visits, imposing a blanket restriction on unmarried couples living together, attorneys told the state’s highest court Thursday.

Fertility Clinics Help More Gay Couples Have Kids

By Marilynn Marchione | Wednesday Oct 16, 2013
Fertility clinics have put a new twist on how to make babies: A "two-mom" approach that lets female same-sex couples share the biological role.

Fertility Coverage Protected for Same-Sex Couples

By Tom Verdin | Wednesday Oct 9, 2013
Unmarried and same-sex couples will be ensured the same access to insurance coverage for fertility treatments as heterosexual couples under a bill Gov. Jerry Brown announced signing Tuesday.

Is Fort Lauderdale the Gayest City in America?

By Jason St. Amand | Tuesday Oct 1, 2013
According to 2012 data released by the U.S. Census, Fort Lauderdale, Fla., has the highest concentration of same-sex couple households in the country.

IHS Expands Access to Plan B for Native Women

By Felicia Fonseca | Sunday Sep 22, 2013
Native American women seeking emergency contraception at Indian Health Services facilities managed by the federal government now can get it without a consultation or prescription.

Petunia

By Tony Pinizzotto | Monday Sep 9, 2013
The family that yearns together learns together in Writer/Director Ash Christian’s take on surviving in an atypical world.

Vt. Gay Couples in Legal Clear After DOMA Ruling

By Dave Gram | Monday Sep 9, 2013
Two same-sex married couples in Vermont are celebrating their new immigration status after a U.S. Supreme Court ruling cleared the way for the foreign-born spouse in each to gain legal residency in the country.

"Lez Build A Family" Webseries Shows Realities of Parenting

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Aug 22, 2013
In an effort to demystify parenting for lesbians, Canada’s Maya Jean-Baptiste has launched the webseries "Lez Build a Family," to share practical information on having and raising children.

PTown’s Family Week Kicks off August 3

By Family Equality Council | Monday Jul 22, 2013
Family Equality Council will be hosting the 18th annual Family Week starting on August 3 to August 10 in Provincetown, Mass.