Time for Families

The French Court of Final Appeal recognises parents of surrogate twins after 19 years

October 15th, 2019

The French Court of Final Appeal has officially acknowledged the sole parenthood of a couple who raised twins borne by a surrogate mother in the United States, ending 19 years of judicial battles for Dominique and Sylvie Mennesson.

Trump administration halts visas for same-sex partners of diplomats, UN employees

October 7th, 2019

Unmarried, same-sex partners of diplomats and U.

Judge Allows Religious-Based Michigan Adoption Agencies to Turn Away LGBT Couples

September 27th, 2019

Religious-based adoption agencies that contract with the state of Michigan will be allowed to refuse to place children in LGBT homes under a preliminary injunction issued by a federal judge Thursday.

Employment Discrimination – Can Someone Be Fired for Being Gay? The Supreme Court Will Decide

September 24th, 2019

The Supreme Court has delivered a remarkable series of victories to the gay rights movement over the last two decades, culminating in a ruling that established a constitutional right to same-sex marriage.

New NY legislation prevents courts from denying child adoptions to petitioners that are already legally-recognized parents

September 18th, 2019

Governor Andrew Cuomo announced he signed legislation (S.

Phoenix Business Can Refuse to Make Invitations for Same-Sex Couples

September 16th, 2019

Phoenix Business Can Refuse to Make Invitations for Same-Sex Couples With these fundamental principles in mind, today we hold that the City of Phoenix … cannot apply its Human Relations Ordinance … to force Joanna Duka and Breanna Koski, owners of Brush & Nib Studio, LC (“Brush & Nib”), to create custom wedding invitations celebratingRead Full Story »

Gay married couple sues after daughter denied U.S. citizenship

September 12th, 2019

The Maryland couple’s infant daughter was born in Canada to a surrogate mother earlier this year.

Gay fathers study shows they receive less parental leave than other couples

September 7th, 2019

Gay fathers study shows they received the same number of weeks off as different-sex couples in just 12% of 33 countries studied Gay fathers study shows that around the world they receive less paid parental leave than lesbian or heterosexual couples, researchers said on Thursday, with many left struggling to pay household bills if theyRead Full Story »

The unintended consequences of Canada surrogacy law changes (Opinion)

September 7th, 2019

There are unintended consequences to Proposed Canada surrogacy law changes.

Trump Tells Supreme Court LGBTQ Workers Can Be Fired

August 24th, 2019

Administration continues to target queer people in the workplace One week after the Trump administration filed a Supreme Court brief arguing that people should be able to get fired based on their gender identity, the president’s team returned to file yet another brief — this time arguing that gay workers should be able to getRead Full Story »