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May is National Foster Care Month

CULTURE | By Suan Stapatyanon, Ph.D. | May 9
Each parent has a different story about their journey that led them to becoming foster parents. Every parent who has fostered a child shares a similar feeling of love and pride in the family they have created.

Marriage Advocates Optimistic of Supreme Court Win

FAMILY | By Lisa Keen | May 2
Same-sex marriage legal advocates who were at Tuesday's oral arguments at the U.S. Supreme Court expressed optimism that Justice Anthony Kennedy will once again come through with the majority vote.

Worker Sues US for Same-Sex Benefits Back Pay

FAMILY | By Seth Hemmelgarn | Apr 18
A longtime federal employee is accusing the government of not paying her back for health care costs because she's married to a woman, despite a 2013 U.S. Supreme Court ruling.

Why Doesn't Rand Paul Want to Talk About LGBT Equality?

POLITICS | By Justin Snow | Apr 11
As Rand Paul jumped into the race for president during a Tuesday rally in Louisville, Kentucky, the senator articulated a vision of a big tent Republican Party, while making clear he has no desire to talk about LGBT rights.

Archbishop Set to Attend 'March for Marriage' in DC

NATIONAL | By Chris Hunqueriza | Apr 11
San Francisco's anti-gay Catholic archbishop is again participating in an anti-same-sex marriage rally in Washington, D.C. just days before the U.S. Supreme Court is to hear oral arguments on the matter.

Puerto Rico Drops Defense of Same-Sex Marriage Ban

INTERNATIONAL | By Justin Snow | Mar 29
The government of Puerto Rico announced March 20 it will no longer defend the U.S. territory's ban on same-sex marriage.

Study Finds Correlation Between LGBT Rights and Quality of Life

FAMILY | By Christiana Lilly | Feb 22
LGBT Americans living in states without protections are more likely to have a lower quality of life, according to a study released by the Williams Institute.

Getting Hitched in the 21st Century :: 'I Do' Goes Hi-Tech

FAMILY | By Joel Martens | Feb 21
Planning your wedding has entered the 21st Century... it's as easy as going online, setting up a profile and following a step-by-step guide. Here are some great options and resources for planning that special day.

Marriage -- Just for Some?

FAMILY | By Christopher Donaghue, PH.D., LCSW, CST | Feb 8
"Marriage for all" is not actually true, and not what gay marriage affords and allows. It's marriage for those who follow the dictates of what the state allows for their relationship.

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.

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