Time for Families

Iowa court upholds enforceability of surrogacy contracts

February 20th, 2018

Iowa Surrogacy – The birth mother of an 18-month-old girl who agreed to be paid as a surrogate to have the baby, is not legally the child’s parent, the Iowa Supreme Court ruled Friday in an emotional case that concluded surrogacy contracts can be enforced in Iowa.

All Evidence Shows That Children of Gay Parents Do Just as Well as Their Peers

February 18th, 2018

Multiple studies have been conducted over the years, countless research has been carried out and endless debates have been had, all to show one thing.

Catholic Teacher Fired After Marrying Her Girlfriend

February 17th, 2018

Parents at a Catholic school in Miami said they were astounded that administrators had fired a first-grade teacher just days after she married her girlfriend, and now some of the teacher’s supporters on the faculty are scared that the school will retaliate against them as well.

Transgender Woman Breast-Feeds Baby After Hospital Induces Lactation

February 15th, 2018

When a transgender woman told doctors at a hospital in New York that she wanted to breast-feed her pregnant partner’s baby, they put her on a regimen of drugs that included an anti-nausea medication licensed in Britain and Canada but banned in the United States.

Interracial Gay Family Handbook

February 15th, 2018

When same sex parents create families through transracial adoption, they must find ways to discuss racism, homophobia, instill positive racial identities, and honor their children’s birth culture.

Tom Daley And Dustin Lance Black Expecting First Child Together

February 14th, 2018

Congratulations are in order for British Olympic diver Tom Daley and Academy Award-winning screenwriter Dustin Lance Black.

Bermuda Outlaws Gay Marriage, Less Than a Year After It Became Legal

February 9th, 2018

Bermuda has forbidden same-sex marriage, only nine months after legalizing it, in what advocates for gay and lesbian rights called a disappointing setback.

NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo Signs LGBT Anti-Discrimination Order

February 7th, 2018

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has signed an executive order that prohibits state entities from doing business with any company that promotes or tolerates discrimination.

Is America Growing Less Tolerant on L.G.B.T.Q. Rights?

January 30th, 2018

When my sister came out, there was an accordion trio on hand to perform the music of Sly and the Family Stone.

Known Donor Family Law New York – Protecting Lesbian Mothers

January 28th, 2018

Known Donor Family Law New York is changing.