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Ask An Immigration Lawyer :: What Does Marriage Equality Mean for Same-Sex Families?

FAMILY | By Kilian Melloy | Jan 30
With the advent of marriage equality in Florida, 70% of Americans now live in states where committed couples of the same gender can legally wed. But for same-sex couples in any state, marriage is not the end of the road. Here's what you need to know.

Top Five Women and Family Stories of 2014

FAMILY | By Winnie McCroy | Jan 1
Love and marriage go together like a horse and carriage. And then come kids! Today's LGBT couples are likely to have families. Here's the best of them!

Sexologist's Revelation Spurs Discussion in China

INTERNATIONAL | By Didi Tang | Dec 20
A leading Chinese sexologist's revelation that she's been living with a transgender man for 17 years has sparked a rare public discussion about China's largely invisible and marginalized transgender community.

Sara Gilbert Pregnant With Linda Perry's Baby

NATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Sep 11
Hold onto your hats, fans of "The Talk." Actress Sara Gilbert announced that she is pregnant with her first child with rock star/music producer wife Linda Perry of 4 Non Blondes.

Virginia Plaintiffs Ask Supreme Court to Hear Marriage Equality Case

NATIONAL | By Justin Snow | Sep 1
Attorneys for the couples fighting Virginia's ban on same-sex marriage urged the U.S. Supreme Court Wednesday to hear their case, describing it as "excellent vehicle for authoritatively resolving" the constitutionality of state bans on same-sex marriage.

Defining Family :: To Choose or Not to Choose

CULTURE | By Caleb Rainey | Aug 30
Family has historically been an elastic term for the LGBT community, partially due to the fact that for many years being LGBT was enough to get you expelled from your birth family.

5 Tips for Back-to-School Spending

HOME | By Alex Veiga | Aug 14
Students may not be thrilled about their summer break drawing to a close, but retailers couldn't be happier. That's because back-to-school shopping traditionally brings in a windfall that's second only to the December holiday season.

Growing the Flock: Lesbian Pastor Yvonne Harrison Starts a Family

RELIGION | By Winnie McCroy | Jul 29
Pastor Yvonne Harrison of the Pentecostal Restoration Temple Ministries

NC Christian School Aims to Ban Students with LGBT Families

FAMILY | By Jason St. Amand | Nov 22
A Christian school in Wilmington, N.C., is allegedly trying to implement a policy that would effectively prohibit students from attending if someone from the LGBT community is a member of their family.

Ark. Man Appeals Ruling Barring Partner From Home

NATIONAL | By Andrew DeMillo | Nov 8
A judge violated an Arkansas man’s constitutional rights by barring his gay partner from staying overnight when his son visits, imposing a blanket restriction on unmarried couples living together, attorneys told the state’s highest court Thursday.

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