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SF Gay Couple Spearhead Change to Czech Family Law

FAMILY | By Heather Cassell | Jan 10
A San Francisco couple who challenged the Czech Republic's ban on gay adoption won a landmark decision for their family, and they hope it will better the lives of other LGBT families in Europe.

Year in Review 2015: To Love, Honor and Cherish

NATIONAL | By Chris Tittel | Dec 26
2015 was a banner year for dignity, family parity, and the equality of LGBTs in the United States and around the world. At the same time, anti-gay forces have never been more implacable. Here's a quick recap of some major events.

Justice Kennedy: Public Officials Can't Ignore Supreme Court Rulings

NATIONAL | By John Riley | Nov 1
Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy has informally rejected the argument put forth by Rowan County, Kentucky Clerk Kim Davis as justification for her refusal to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples.

New Book Details Windsor Supreme Court Victory

NATIONAL | By Brian Bromberger | Oct 18
Attorney Roberta Kaplan, has now written a book, "Then Comes Marriage: United States v. Windsor and the Defeat of DOMA," about a significant civil rights victory along the way to eventual marriage equality.

CA Gov. Brown Signs Slate of GLBT Bills

NATIONAL | By Mathew S. Bajko | Oct 17
California will begin collecting LGBT demographic data and restrict how much insurers can charge for AIDS medications under laws signed this year by Governor Jerry Brown.

Lawyers File Injunction in Case Challenging Mississippi Adoption Ban

FAMILY | By John Riley | Sep 6
Lawyers in Mississippi filed a preliminary injunction to allow their clients to adopt the children they are currently raising with their legally married spouses.

Marriage Equality In Canada: 10 Years Later

FAMILY | By Daniela Costa | Aug 1
Canada beat the U.S. to marriage equality by a decade. While anti-gay voices here decry legal family parity, EDGE print partner SFGN investigates: Has Canada been destroyed yet?

Jimmy Carter: Jesus Would Approve of Marriage Equality

FAMILY | By John Riley | Jul 11
The former president, known for his devout faith, told Marc Lamont Hill of The Huffington Post's "HuffPost Live" that he believes Jesus would have approved of same-sex marriage.

Marriage Triumph Adds Spark to SF Pride

NATIONAL | By Cynthia Laird | Jul 5
he crowd was larger than any in recent memory and the mood was exuberant as people celebrated the 45th annual San Francisco Pride parade last weekend.

Chris Christie Vetoes Pro-LGBT Gestational Carrier Bill

POLITICS | By John Riley | Jul 4
Transgender advocates in New Jersey may be biting their nails after Gov. Chris Christie (R) issued a veto of a pro-LGBT surrogacy bill on Monday, June 30th.

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