Time for Families

In a first, 2020 census to count same-sex couples

April 25th, 2018

LGBTQ advocates say the 2020 census change is “a step in the right direction” The U.

Lesbian mum in Italy told baby won’t be legally registered because she is gay

April 23rd, 2018

A woman claims she has been told her newborn baby will not be legally registered because she is gay.

Three Parent Family in NY Affirmed by Family Court

April 18th, 2018

A three parent family in NY recently appeared in New York County Family Court.

Remembering David Buckel, the Pioneering Lawyer Who Championed L.G.B.T. Rights

April 17th, 2018

Sometime in the late nineteen-nineties, the lawyers Evan Wolfson and David Buckel were reading a mutual friend’s obituary together.

Chinese Social Media Site Reverses Gay Content Ban After Uproar

April 17th, 2018

Bowing to intense pressure from millions of internet users, a Chinese social media site, Sina Weibo, said on Monday that it would scrap plans to censor cartoons and video games with gay themes.

Gestational Carrier Bill Clears New Jersey Legislature

April 13th, 2018

Twice-vetoed New Jersey Surrogacy legislation that would sanction the type of surrogacy-for-hire contracts famously deemed unenforceable three decades ago in the state Supreme Court’s In re Baby M case has now passed the Legislature.

Oklahoma Adoption Bill Allowing Discrimination Against Gay Couples Clears House Panel

April 13th, 2018

An Oklahoma House committee has approved a bill that seeks to allow religious child welfare organizations, including adoption and foster care agencies, to discriminate against same-sex couples.

Mississippi high court issues pro-LGBT decision

April 10th, 2018

Mississippi is one of those deep South states that really did not want to allow same-sex couples to marry.

Arizona Governor Signs New Human Embryo Law

April 9th, 2018

When a couple is unable to conceive naturally or medical treatments — like chemotherapy — make future pregnancies unlikely, there are a variety of fertility options available, including harvesting a woman’s eggs, freezing them and using them at a later date.

John Oliver’s Pence-Trolling Gay-Bunny Book, Marlon Bundo, Sold 180,000 Copies in Two Days

March 21st, 2018

Last Week Tonight is getting the last laugh in its (perhaps one-sided) feud with Mike Pence.