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Trump's Maternity Leave Policy Snubs LGBT Community

POLITICS | By Brittany Ferrendi | Sep 17
Trump discussing maternity leave policies? It sounds good in theory, but the reality is it's an insult to women, men and children in the U.S.

Lesbian Mother Allowed to Seek Visitation and Custody

FAMILY | By John Riley | Sep 10
A woman who helped raise a son with her former partner will be able to seek visitation rights and sue for joint legal custody, following a decision by the New York State Court of Appeals.

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.

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