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Salt Lake City -- A video of a young Mormon girl revealing to her congregation that she is lesbian and still loved by God -- before her microphone is turned off by local church leaders -- is sparking a new round of discussions about how the religion ...
A video of a young Mormon girl revealing to her congregation that she is lesbian and still loved by God - before her microphone is turned off by local church leaders - is sparking a new round of discussions about how the religion handles LGBT issues ...
Their relationship has faced many difficulties, from disapproving parents, to defiant estate agents and horrifying bosses, all tied together by the same apparent issue - they are two women in love.
The Arizona Court of Appeals has ruled that the former wife of a woman who gave birth via artificial insemination is not the child's legal parent, overturning a lower-court ruling that granted the woman parental rights. The case shines a light on new ...
Since 2013, Jiancheng has volunteered with PFLAG China to help parents accept their LGBT children. PFLAG China was established in 2008, ... "I worried my child might be a lesbian, and I really didn't want to see her following in my footsteps ...
The Gays say they were terminated as foster parents following an incident April 12 12 involving the birth mother, Felicia Gay and Emily Sergeant, a DCBS social worker in Clark County. In the suit, Gay said the birth mother was giving one of the ...
"I know it's going to sound corny, but I really don't think parents want a reason to not love their children," Plakas said of families with LGBT children. "If we just remove this thing, this thing that parents are supposed to abide by - that they're ...
But that language came less than a year after the church unveiled a policy equating gay marriage with apostasy and barring children of gay parents from joining the church until the age of 18. That policy hasn't changed, which means that Savannah's ...
"I think that for a child to be in a household ... with a situation where the parents are not married, as in being one man and one woman, is not the best household for a child," said Handel. "I guess I want to know why you think gay parents are not as ...
The Republican, who is currently campaigning for Tom Price's vacated seat in Georgia's 6th Congressional district, was questioned about her stance on LGBTQ rights by a conservative mother with a lesbian daughter. Handel, a former executive at the ...
Anna Wolk, left, Alice Eisenberg and their daughter, Olympia Bruce Lavender Wolk. For legal reasons, the ... At gay pride marches around the country this month, there will be celebrations of marriage, a national right that, at just two years old, feels ...
What began with their offer to briefly care for a newborn foster child evolved within a few years into the adoption of that little boy and all four of his older siblings who also were in foster care.
(CNN) -- Savannah, 12, made a decision this January; she was going to come out as lesbian at her Mormon Church. Nothing was going to ... Both her parents were taken aback by their daughter's desire to come out in front of her church. "I was mostly ...
But legally, Victoria Bianchi became her daughter's parent only this fall, joining a small but growing number of Americans who have persuaded courts and legislatures to give legal recognition to what's sometimes called "tri-parenting.
Last words," said Gay. The teenager was visiting his dad at the time he was allegedly killed by Phillip Woods (19). Woods was arrested and charged with second degree murder.
NEW YORK (AP) - Courts, lawmakers or both in least 12 U.S. states have said that some children can have more than two parents, though there are differences in the details of what that means. There's no comprehensive list of three-parent cases. But ...
Custody cases with two biological parents can be complex enough, but issues of custody for three parents are becoming more commonplace.
A 12-year-old girl who came out as a lesbian in front of her Mormon church congregation in Utah was told to sit down halfway through a speech in which she ...
But legally, Victoria Bianchi became her daughter's parent only this fall, joining a small but growing number of Americans who have persuaded courts and legislatures to give legal recognition to what's sometimes called "tri-parenting.
With tens of thousands of children lingering in foster care across the United States, waiting for adoption, Illinois schoolteachers Kevin Neubert and Jim Gorey did their bit.
Trystan Reese admits that to some people, the life he has built with his partner, Biff Chaplow, and their two children, Hailey and Riley, can seem a bit mundane at times.
What began with their offer to briefly care for a newborn foster child evolved within a few years into the adoption of that little boy and all four of his older siblings who also were in foster care.
Karen Handel - the Republican candidate in next week's special election in Georgia's 6th Congressional district - told a constituent with a lesbian daughter that her "faith calls her" to prevent the woman's daughter from ever adopting a child. The ...
Here's a Father's Day salute to all the good men who don't have children. I know several who qualify, and all of them help hold the world together.
I remember Bianca Montgomery coming out to a very upset Erica on All My children when I was 13, I remember people slinging "gay" as an insult on the playground, I remember my mother groaning "ew" at the TV like a child presented with peas when two men ...
WATCH: Karen Handel Cites Her Faith to Tell Mom of LGBTQ Child She's Against Gay People Adopting, Having Families ... Karen Handel says she is opposed to LGBTQ people being able to adopt children and start families because of her "faith. ... sat down ...
Sandy Hook parents have called for NBC to pull the interview, due to the controversial right-wing radio host's previous statements promoting conspiracy theories about the school shooting.
Montreal, Canada - A video of an eight-year-old boy who performs in drag has gone viral, with the child advising during the interview that if one's parents will not allow them to be a drag queen, "you need new parents." ... "It's something we've ...
With tens of thousands of children lingering in foster care across the United States, awaiting adoption, Illinois schoolteachers Kevin Neubert and Jim Gorey did their bit.
But in the end, ultimately courts are going to be the ones to have to make the decision on that and it's always in the best interests of the child. Do I think that gay parents is in the best interest of the child? No. But we do have our court system ...
Many people have grown more accepting of the L-G-B parts -- lesbian, gay and bisexual -- with friends, family members and coworkers.
At the time that she decided to make the film, in Australia, "there were a lot of politicians yelling across tables about why gay and lesbian people weren't allowed to be married and that their relationships would harm children," Newell says. "And I ...
During the legislative session, lawmakers who supported the bill said that it would protect the free practice of religion while keeping essential faith-based organizations in the child welfare system, which is plagued by shortage of homes for children ...
As long as no one talks about being gay, as long a gay son doesn't have a long sit-down coming-out conversation with his parents, everyone is accepting of his "roommate" as, well, a very good roommate. A very, very good roommate. Gay couples ... Of ...
"It is all for the parents. We are all parents ourselves who have had children come out and it can be quite a difficult thing for some parents to understand when their son or daughter comes out as gay. ... They aim to help out with some of the ...
The centerpiece event, the Equality March in Washington, was endorsed by virtually every major national advocacy group working on behalf of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Americans. Leaders of those groups have been embittered by several ...
In what LGBT advocates and political observers considered an historic first, LGBT people from throughout the country came to the nation's capital on Oct. 14, 1979 for the nation's first National March on Washington for Lesbian and Gay rights. ... the ...
In a two-day span, supporters of LGBT rights are joining in protest marches Sunday in dozens of cities in the U.S. and abroad, and then observing Monday's one-year anniversary of the mass shooting that killed 49 people at Pulse, a gay night club in ...
... rights mobilized for marches and rallies Sunday, celebrating their gains but angered over threats to those advances. The centerpiece event, the Equality March in Washington, was endorsed by virtually every major national advocacy group working on ...
In a two-day span, supporters of LGBT rights are joining in protest marches Sunday in dozens of cities in the U.S. and abroad, and then observing Monday's one-year anniversary of the mass shooting that killed 49 people at Pulse, a gay night club in ...
The latest headlines from Canada announce something even more Orwellian: "Canada's New Law Lets government Take children Away If Parents Don't Accept Their Gender Identity." What exactly does this mean? ... It is saying that the child, not the parent ...
Why? Because the child was gay. The father wouldn't even take the body from the morgue. That one father who responded to the worst mass shooting in U.S.
BOISE - The Idaho Supreme Court has denied custody and visitation rights to a gay woman who raised a child with her former partner, reflecting state laws that have not been updated since same-sex marriage became legal in 2014.
Cathy Sakimura, an attorney with the National Center for Lesbian rights which represented Doe in the case, said the ruling was devastating to Doe and her child. She said it was out of step with the way most states are treating LGBT parents and their ...
In an ongoing study from a PhD student at Rutgers University in New Jersey, parents were interviewed about how much they took an active interest in what their children were doing day-to-day and how much they took part. The gay parents who ... A 2013 ...
The parents say the incident was the culmination of years of bullying in the district from the same classmate, who would ridicule their son with homophobic slurs over his perceived sexual orientation, often in front of teachers, the lawsuit claims. The ...
As part of a therapy program his parents sent him to, Samuel Brinton said he had wires wrapped around his hands that would heat up when pictures were shown of men touching other men, with the heat turning off when the images were of men touching women ...
Gay fathers are more likely to be actively involved in their children's lives than straight parents. That is what ... A 2008 study by the Gay Lesbian Straight education Network also showed gay fathers could be more likely to be involved in school-based ...
I hoped we would be celebrating gains built on marriage equality, not battling to stop religious-exemption laws that could exclude us from parenting and limit homes for children who need them. I hoped we would be celebrating a growing understanding of ...
Ellen Had A Huge Surprise For These Incredible Gay Dads ... The children came from abusive backgrounds, including one child who suffers from fetal alcohol syndrome, but the Scheers were determined to provide a loving home for their kids. In fact ...


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