Time for Families

Northern Ireland Set to Legalize Abortion and Same-Sex Marriage

October 21st, 2019

The collapse of local government allowed Parliament to step in and bring the Northern Ireland ’s laws in line with Britain’s principles of human rights.

France moves to make reproductive technology legal for all

October 21st, 2019

France moves to make reproductive technology legal for all Isabelle Laurans and her boyfriend tried for years to have a baby.

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 »