Topics :: gay adoption

Utah AG Intervenes To Halt Adoptions By Same-Sex Couples

Friday Apr 11, 2014
The Utah Attorney General is asking a state appeals court to block two adoptions recently approved for same-sex couples.

Witness in Mich. Trial Testifies ’Gays Going to Hell’

Friday Mar 7, 2014
Testimony has ended in a trial over Michigan’s ban on gay marriage after a Canadian economist made unflattering remarks about homosexuals.

Backers of Challenge to Gay-Marriage Ban Rally in Detroit

Monday Mar 3, 2014
Supporters of a lesbian couple who are challenging Michigan’s ban on same-sex marriage are planning a rally outside Detroit’s federal courthouse.

Idaho Gay Couple can Adopt Children, State Supreme Court Rules

Wednesday Feb 12, 2014
The Idaho Supreme Court says gay and lesbian couples have the same right to adopt children as anyone else under state law.

Portugal’s Gay Adoption Rights Placed in Doubt

Friday Jan 17, 2014
Portugal’s limited adoption rights for same-sex couples are in doubt after Parliament voted for a referendum on the divisive issue.

Pope Francis ’Shocked’ by Gay Adoption Bill

By Jason St. Amand | Monday Dec 30, 2013
Pope Francis was apparently "shocked" over a bill that would grant same-sex couples the right to adopt children in Malta.

Northern Ireland Gov’t Legalizes Same-Sex Adoption

By Jason St. Amand | Thursday Dec 12, 2013
A ban prohibiting same-sex and unmarried couples from adopting children in Northern Ireland has been lifted.

Queer Comic Jordan Pease on Lust and Love

By Michael Cox | Wednesday Nov 20, 2013
We sat down with Jordan Pease, the queer comic who left central New Jersey about five years ago to make a name for himself in Los Angeles, the land where every nobody is a somebody and the somebodies won’t take your phone calls. But will he make it here?

Russian Government Withdraws Proposed Anti-Gay Bill

By Jason St. Amand | Monday Oct 21, 2013
Russian government officials have withdrawn a measure that would take children away from gay parents, though it is probable the bill will be reintroduced.

Michigan’s 2004 Gay Marriage Ban Faces Challenge

By Ed White | Wednesday Oct 16, 2013
Two Detroit-area nurses wanted to adopt each other’s children, not rewrite Michigan law on gay marriage. But their lawsuit could end up overturning a 2004 constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriage that passed by a landslide.