2328 posts categorized "Families"

April 29, 2016

Colombia legalizes same-sex marriage

April 27, 2016

Gay dads win custody battle against homophobic Thai surrogate mother

A reminder that one must be careful in surrogacy agreements.

Gay vulture couple adopts egg after mother rejected it

April 26, 2016

Colorado Supreme Court denies appeal from anti-gay baker who refused to make wedding cake

April 24, 2016

Obama credits daughters, gay friends with marriage evolution

Former US Senator Writes of His Love for His Wife of 48 Years, and His Upcoming Marriage to a Man

Good for Harris Wofford. He has been in the relationship for 15 years.

April 19, 2016

Christian Attorney Trying To Marry His MacBook

Personally, to avoid provoking jealousy, I close the MacBook on my desk before taking my iPad to bed.

April 14, 2016

China judge rejects country's first same-sex marriage case

It is a long struggle to win equality. Here is wishing our Chinese counterparts strength and endurance.

Gay dads Caleb and Kordale back together, are expecting fifth child

Social Security lifts penalty on same-sex couples

April 08, 2016

Inside Pope Francis’ statement on the family

Our friend Peter Tatchell writes from London:

Pope Francis has failed LGBT people
Gentler words do not assuage Vatican opposition to gay equality

"The Pope promised reform but has reconfirmed traditional Catholic doctrine on same-sex relationships. He has ignored submissions and appeals by lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Catholics. Gentler words do not assuage Vatican opposition to gay equality. Joy of Love offers a change of tone, not of substance,” said LGBT and human rights campaigner Peter Tatchell.

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April 07, 2016

Tony Perkins: Stop Mocking Our PayPal Button

Appeals Court Rules Puerto Rico Same-Sex Marriage Ban Unconstitutional

This should have been obvious after Obergefell, but the diehards don't quit.

April 05, 2016

Honey Maid features gay couple in its ‘This is Wholesome’ advert

March 30, 2016

Republican Senate candidate with lesbian daughter continues to oppose same-sex marriage

He opposes our marriage rights, but somehow we're the intolerant ones. And America's Founders were intolerant of King George.

March 19, 2016

French doctors admit to illegally helping gay couples conceive to protest discriminatory law

March 08, 2016

Ricky Martin speaks in support of same-sex marriage in Chile

He's a good guy, and he's easy on the eyes.

Queen Elizabeth II 'does not approve of same-sex marriage'

Well I don't approve of the royalists, so we're even.

It's unanimous: US Supreme Court reverses ruling in Alabama lesbian adoption case

Log Cabin Republicans use Trump's own words to confront him on gay marriage

Good for them.

March 03, 2016

#TBT - Six years ago today, marriage equality became law in DC.

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(Photo from NYT, 3/3/2010: Jonathan Howard, left, and Gregory Jones applied for a marriage license on Wednesday in Washington. Credit Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Here's an item for Throwback Thursday: Six years ago today, marriage equality became law in DC. Here's something I posted that day here at GLAA Forum:

The beautiful sight outside Room 4485

February 29, 2016

Italian Senate approves civil unions bill

Step by step.

Switzerland narrowly rejects initiative blocking same-sex marriage

February 24, 2016

In a Royal Canadian Navy first, ceremonial first kiss shared by two men - see video

Dan Savage slams 'moronic' complaints Hillary Clinton isn't an LGBT ally

I could not agree more with Dan Savage. Politicians have little incentive to come over to our way of thinking if we are just going to rebuke them for not doing it sooner.

February 21, 2016

Meeting a hero

(Click on the Instagram link to view the photo.)

February 17, 2016

Potential Supreme Court pick had role in overturning DOMA

February 15, 2016

Marco Rubio Doubles Down With New Plan To Take Away LGBT Rights

If this man is indeed a closeted, overcompensating homosexual, as rumored, will someone please get the goods on him sooner rather than later?

Peru police break up peaceful gay kiss protest with water cannons

A suspiciously phallic response by police.

February 05, 2016

Wife crashes her own funeral, horrifying her husband

January 30, 2016

Since Mormon church enacted anti-gay policy, 32 young LGBTI people have killed themselves

January 29, 2016

Russian lawyer accuses goat and tiger of breaking 'gay propaganda' law

Not The Onion.

Former Australia PM to anti-gay group: Marriage must be kept 'undamaged'

Oh, so he's opposed to adultery and divorce? Nah, he's just against us. Phooey.

New Taipei City to start registering gay couples next week

A gay couple's lawsuit is the first test for same-sex marriage in China

I love this NYT photo of Sun Wenlin and Hu Mingliang. They have summoned the same simple courage as countless other gay folk all over the world in standing up for their love. They inspire others, and the struggle grows and spreads.

January 27, 2016

Indiana Senate Committee Kills Anti-Gay 'RFRA On Steroids' Bill

January 25, 2016

Pope Francis reiterates opposition to same-sex marriage

Dear gay Catholics, His Holiness is not that into you.

January 23, 2016

Chinese couple will have first hearing regarding marriage January 28

January 21, 2016

#TN Lawmakers Kill Bill That Would Void Same-Sex Marriage, Cost $8.5 Billion

January 17, 2016

Trump slams Cruz for taking money from 'people who espouse gay marriage'