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Something New: How Same-Sex Couples Are Rewriting the Script on Marriage

Something New: How Same-Sex Couples Are Rewriting the Script on Marriage

By Rick Karlin | Jun 7
In the short time since same-sex marriage became legal throughout the U.S., wedding trends among LGBT couples have changed dramatically.

S.C. Judge Rules Lesbian Couple Had Common Law Marriage for Decades

S.C. Judge Rules Lesbian Couple Had Common Law Marriage for Decades

By Maria Dominguez | Apr 1
After the end of a relationship that lasted almost 40 years, Debra Parks, 62, sued to have her rights recognized by the court. According to Family Court Judge Thomas White, Parks had a common law marriage with her partner.

After Anti-LGBT Legislation Enacted, SF Bans Travel to South Dakota

After Anti-LGBT Legislation Enacted, SF Bans Travel to South Dakota

By Matthew S. Bajko | Mar 18
San Francisco this week banned its employees from using taxpayer money to travel to South Dakota now that lawmakers in the Mount Rushmore State have become the first to enact anti-LGBT legislation in 2017.

Six Creative Date Night Tips

Aug 21
The couples who play together stay together! Gay relationships these days involve more than just having fun under the sheets, so date night is key to maintaining that spark and increasing excitement in and out of the bedroom.

Lesbian Visitor Murdered in Austin

By Heather Cassell | Aug 7
This was the happiest time in Teqnika Moultrie's life, but it was tragically cut short early Sunday morning in Austin, Texas.

Maryland Court Decides in Favor of De Facto Parentage for Same-Sex Couples

By John Riley | Jul 17
On Monday, the Maryland Court of Appeals, the state's highest court, ruled unanimously in favor of a transgender man seeking to be granted visitation rights with the son he helped raise with his former partner.

Italy Could Recognize Same-Sex Relationships

By Rhuaridh Marr | Jan 31
While thirteen of the world's nineteen countries to offer same-sex marriage are in Europe, Italy remains steadfastly opposed to even basic recognition. Now, though, that could all change.

Virginia Bill Proposes Kim Davis-Style Clerk Exemptions

By John Riley | Jan 31
The Virginia Senate Committee on Courts of Justice has approved a bill that would allow county circuit court clerks or deputy clerks to refuse to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples.

SF Gay Couple Spearhead Change to Czech Family Law

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.

Jimmy Carter: Jesus Would Approve of Marriage Equality

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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