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House GOP Blocks Dems on Child Taxes As Senate Bill Emerges

House GOP Blocks Dems on Child Taxes As Senate Bill Emerges

By Marcy Gordon and Erica Werner | Nov 8
A House committee waded through a fresh pile of amendments Wednesday as Republicans pressed their drive to overhaul the nation's tax system, a day after GOP lawmakers blocked Democrats' efforts to get bigger tax benefits for the cost of children.

Marriage Equality Campaign in Australia Builds Momentum

Marriage Equality Campaign in Australia Builds Momentum

By Tucker Berardi | Nov 5
Two-thirds of Australian citizens, most politicians and the leaders of all major parties support marriage equality in Australia according to the Australian Equality Campaign

Marriage Ruling Boosts Taiwan Pride March

Marriage Ruling Boosts Taiwan Pride March

By Ed Walsh | Nov 4
The thousands who packed downtown Taipei last weekend for Taiwan's 15th annual Pride march had an extra reason to celebrate. The country is on the verge of being the first in Asia to legalize same-sex marriage.

Charity and Sylvia - The 200-Year-Old Same-Sex Marriage

Charity and Sylvia - The 200-Year-Old Same-Sex Marriage

By Christiana Lilly | Oct 29
The legalization of same-sex marriage may be brand new to American history, but that doesn't mean it's anything unique.

Island of 2,000 People Legalizes Same-Sex Marriage

Island of 2,000 People Legalizes Same-Sex Marriage

By Brittany Ferrendi | Oct 28
Alderney, population 2,000, has just voted to pass same-sex marriage. The island is a British Crown dependency and is located in the English Channel.

Advice to Wisconsin Priests on LGBT Funerals is Criticized

Advice to Wisconsin Priests on LGBT Funerals is Criticized

Oct 26
A top aide to Bishop Robert Morlino has issued guidance to priests in the Catholic Diocese of Madison, Wisconsin, that critics say could limit the availability of funeral rites within the church for gay people.

LGBTs Begin Returning Home After CA Fires

LGBTs Begin Returning Home After CA Fires

By Heather Cassell | Oct 21
It's going to be a long process to return home for many LGBT residents who called the Fountaingrove and Oakmont neighborhoods in Santa Rosa home as well as other parts of Mendocino, Napa, and Sonoma counties.

LGBT History Month: Lyon, Martin Paved the Way for Lesbians

LGBT History Month: Lyon, Martin Paved the Way for Lesbians

By Alex Madison | Oct 15
The stories of those who fought for equal rights in an earlier era seem to be more important than ever before. One such story is that of Phyllis Lyon and Del Martin, who ushered in the modern lesbian movement.

Loving Those Left Behind: Caring for Older Kids in Foster Care

Loving Those Left Behind: Caring for Older Kids in Foster Care

By Maria Dominguez | Oct 14
Older children are often overlooked by prospective foster parents. For LGBTQ youth, who make up 40 percent of homeless teens according to a 2012 Williams Insititute study, finding an accepting foster family is an even bigger challenge.

Teach Kids About Same-Sex Marriage, Psychologists Say

Teach Kids About Same-Sex Marriage, Psychologists Say

By Colton Wooten | Sep 9
The Australian Psychological Society has published talking points so parents can engage their kids in frank discussions about marriage equality as Australians prepare for a postal survey on same-sex marriage.

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