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Ark. Judge: 3 Gay Couples can Amend Kids' Birth Certificates

Nov 23
A Pulaski County judge says three same-sex couples who sued the state for refusing to name both spouses on their children's birth certificates can get the documents amended to list both names.

Oklahoma Court Reinstates Same-Sex Couple's Parenting Suit

By Tim Taley | Nov 23
A lawsuit involving a same-sex couple and the parenting rights of their child's non-biological parent received new life when the Oklahoma Supreme Court ruled last week it is in the child's best interest to grant the non-biological parent a hearing.

NCTE Lauds HUD's Proposed Rule to Protect Transgender People in Shelters

By EDGE | Nov 20
The Department of Housing and Urban Development has proposed an important rule requiring shelters to treat transgender people according to their gender identity in emergency shelters.

HUD Issues Rule to Ensure Equality for Transgender Shelter Seekers

Nov 20
Today, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) issued a proposed rule that would ensure that transgender individuals seeking accommodations in emergency shelters are housed according to their gender identity.

Lesbian Mother Appeals Alabama Adoption Decision

By Kim Chandler | Nov 18
A lesbian parent in Alabama asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday to review her case after Alabama judges refused to recognize her adoption that was granted in another state.

House Equality Caucus Holds Landmark Congressional Forum on Trans Violence

By EDGE | Nov 18
On Nov. 17, the Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus hosted a landmark forum addressing issues of violence against the transgender community.

Kansas Panel Considers Whether Gays Should Be Foster Parents

By John Hanna | Nov 18
A Kansas legislative committee's chairman raised questions Tuesday about whether gays and lesbians should be allowed to serve as foster parents for abused and neglected children.

NC School Suspends All Clubs After Parents Question LGBT Club

Nov 17
After parents complained about a newly formed Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Club at Rutherford County K-12 public charter school, the school's board of directors suspended all clubs' activities.

Utah Judge Removes Himself From Gay Foster Parent Case

By Lindsay Whitehurst | Nov 17
A Utah judge who had ordered a baby girl taken away from her lesbian foster mothers and placed in a heterosexual home removed himself from the case Monday as criticism turned into calls for his impeachment.

Lesbian Couple Who Had Foster Child Taken Away Faces Legal Battle

Nov 15
A Utah lesbian couple is facing a legal battle after a judge ordered their foster daughter to be removed from their home because the couple is gay.

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