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Miss. Gay Marriage Objection Vote Cuts at Relationships

By Jeff Amy | Apr 4
Mississippi's debate over whether to enact a law protecting people who have objections to same-sex marriage connects with national debates over the subject.

Massachusetts Court to Hear Gay Parental Rights Case

By Denis Lavoie | Apr 4
The same state court that paved the way for same-sex marriage in the United States is now being asked to decide a complicated case about the parental rights of a once-partnered but unmarried gay couple.

Waylon Smithers' Coming Out Inspired By 'The Simpsons' Writer's Son

Apr 1
Waylon Smithers will come out as gay on "The Simpsons" Sunday night. And while his revelation will be shocking to no one (except his boss, Mr. Burns, perhaps), the inspiration of Smithers' coming out is a bit surprising.

Judge Blocks Mississippi Ban on Adoption By Same-Sex Couples

By Jeff Amy | Apr 1
A federal judge Thursday overturned Mississippi's ban on allowing same-sex couples to adopt children.

After Surrogacy Agency Vanishes, Gay Dads Stranded in Mexico With Newborns

Mar 30
Two fathers from New Zealand are currently stuck in Mexico with their three newborn children after their surrogacy agency apparently disappeared.

Melissa Etheridge Considered Asking Brad Pitt to Be Sperm Donor

Mar 29
Before settling on David Crosby, Melissa Etheridge considered asking Brad Pitt to be her sperm donor, she revealed in an interview with Australia's Studio 10.

A Winning Pair: Julia Jones and Doreen Chila -- Maplewood Women Expand Family via Foster-to-Adopt Program

By Winnie McCroy | Mar 27
When actress Doreen Chila met stage manager Julia Jones nearly 20 years ago during a touring production of "Peter Pan" starring Cathy Rigby, they opened the book on a real-life fairy tale.

NHelp Says Court Should Uphold ACA Contraceptive Coverage

By EDGE | Mar 23
NHelp urges the Court to uphold the ACA's contraceptive coverage requirement in the face of challenges by non-profit employers who seek to deny their employees access to contraception.

Lesbian Kiss In Cereal Commercial Traumatized My Child, Says Aussie Mom

By Winnie McCroy | Mar 22
An Australian mom went Fruit Loops this week after the Advertising Standards Board Australia rejected claims that her seven-year-old son suffered permanent psychological damage after he watched a commercial that featured two ladies briefly kissing.

How Fighting With Your Teen Impacts Development

Mar 20
If you find yourself sparring with your teen, psychologist Lisa Damour says don't panic.

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