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MS Supreme Court to Decide If Divorced Lesbian Couple Can Both Be Biological Parents

MS Supreme Court to Decide If Divorced Lesbian Couple Can Both Be Biological Parents

By Ryan Lynch | Dec 16
The Mississippi Supreme Court will soon decide if a lesbian couple can both be labeled as the biological parent now that that they are divorced.

New Jersey Sued Over Law Saying Lesbians Wanting Children Should Sleep with Men

By John Riley | Aug 14
Four lesbian women are challenging a New Jersey state law that they say discriminates against lesbians who want to have children and enables insurance companies to deny coverage for lesbian couples undergoing fertility treatments.

Study: Shared Parenting After Separation Benefits Children

By EDGE | Dec 18
After decades of child development research, this year, three different groups of experts reached the same sweeping conclusion: shared parenting after parental separation or divorce has substantial positive effects on the development of children.

Aussie Study Suggest Kids of Same-Sex Parents Healthier, Happier

By Winnie McCroy | Jul 5
Children of same-sex parents enjoy better levels of health and wellbeing than others, a new Australian research suggests.

Texas Judge Won’t List Gay Dads on Kids’ Birth Certificates

By Winnie McCroy | Jun 19
A Texas judge has denied two gay men the right to have their names placed on the birth certificates of their newborn twins, because the couple is married.

Being a Parent Changes Your Brain, Whether You’re Gay or Straight

By Winnie McCroy | May 27
A new study conducted in Israel shows that gay men raising children they adopted through surrogacy may experience the same changes in their brain activity as both new mothers and fathers.

Same-Sex Couples Challenge Nebraska Foster Parent Rule

Aug 28
Three same-sex couples challenged a Nebraska policy on Tuesday that prevents them from serving as foster parents, setting up a legal battle in a state with a shortage of eligible families.

New Study: No Difference Between Gay & Straight Adoptive Parents

By David Perry | Jul 29
A recently released study by the Williams Institute confirms there is no difference in the behavioral outcomes of adopted children raised in same-sex households when compared to those raised by heterosexual couples.

YouTube’s Gay Family Gets Documentary

By Victor Yates | Jun 26
EDGE talks to members of the Leffew family, who became YouTube celebrities after posting hundreds of videos of their daily life, about their new documentary, "The Right to Love: An American Family."

Study: Kids of Same-Sex Parents Happier, Healthier Than Average

By Jason St. Amand | Jun 6
A new study finds that children of same-sex parents are just has happy and healthy (or more) when compared to the children raised by heteronormative parents.

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