Topics :: same-sex parents

Utah AG Intervenes To Halt Adoptions By Same-Sex Couples

Friday Apr 11, 2014
The Utah Attorney General is asking a state appeals court to block two adoptions recently approved for same-sex couples.

Backers of Challenge to Gay-Marriage Ban Rally in Detroit

Monday Mar 3, 2014
Supporters of a lesbian couple who are challenging Michigan’s ban on same-sex marriage are planning a rally outside Detroit’s federal courthouse.

Professor Defends Homes Led by Same-Sex Couples

By Ed White | Wednesday Feb 26, 2014
A sociologist testifying at Michigan’s gay marriage trial says research clearly shows that children raised by same-sex parents suffer no disadvantage when compared to other kids.

Utah Gay Couple Seeking Parenting Rights Join Suit

By Brady McCombs | Wednesday Jan 22, 2014
A federal judge’s decision to overturn Utah’s same-sex marriage ban allowed Matthew Barraza and Tony Milner to do more than just get married. It opened the door for Milner to become legally recognized as the parent of their 4-year-old son.

Woman Denied Rights in Same-Sex Custody Dispute

Tuesday Oct 22, 2013
An Upper Peninsula woman has no rights to a child born to her former female partner.

Report: Gay Surrogacies Could Rise By 15 Percent Following DOMA

By Peter Rizzo | Saturday Aug 10, 2013
After the Supreme Court struck down part of DOMA, EDGE investigates how gay surrogacy will be impacted.

New Study: No Difference Between Gay & Straight Adoptive Parents

By David Perry | Monday Jul 29, 2013
A recently released study by the Williams Institute confirms there is no difference in the behavioral outcomes of adopted children raised in same-sex households when compared to those raised by heterosexual couples.

Two Moms Cause One Million Moms To Boycott Disney Channel

By Bobby McGuire | Tuesday Jul 2, 2013
In a move that can only be explained as being "fashionably late," after over a week’s worth of uncharacteristic but welcome silence, One Million Moms are back with their second boycott in one month against the Walt Disney Company.

YouTube’s Gay Family Gets Documentary

By Victor Yates | Wednesday Jun 26, 2013
EDGE talks to members of the Leffew family, who became YouTube celebrities after posting hundreds of videos of their daily life, about their new documentary, "The Right to Love: An American Family."

Study: Kids of Same-Sex Parents Happier, Healthier Than Average

By Jason St. Amand | Thursday Jun 6, 2013
A new study finds that children of same-sex parents are just has happy and healthy (or more) when compared to the children raised by heteronormative parents.