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Newspaper Excises Son's Husband from Mother's Obituary, Cites 'Word of God'

By Kilian Melloy | Mar 16
It's like a preview of life under proposed laws to give cover to those wishing to discriminate against LGBTQ Americans and their families: A Texas paper run by a Baptist preacher altered an obituary to remove mention of a gay son's partner.

AK Dept. of Health Ordered to List Same-Sex Parents on Birth Certificates

By Ryan Lynch | Dec 23
Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson directed state officials to allow for same-sex parents to receive birth certificates with both of their names listed.

Children in Quebec Schools to Learn About Same-Sex Relationships in 2018

By Ryan Lynch | Dec 23
Quebec will soon teach kids about same-sex relationships and sex education.

House GOP Blocks Dems on Child Taxes As Senate Bill Emerges

By Marcy Gordon and Erica Werner | Nov 8
A House committee waded through a fresh pile of amendments Wednesday as Republicans pressed their drive to overhaul the nation's tax system, a day after GOP lawmakers blocked Democrats' efforts to get bigger tax benefits for the cost of children.

Marriage Equality Campaign in Australia Builds Momentum

By Tucker Berardi | Nov 5
Two-thirds of Australian citizens, most politicians and the leaders of all major parties support marriage equality in Australia according to the Australian Equality Campaign

Marriage Ruling Boosts Taiwan Pride March

By Ed Walsh | Nov 4
The thousands who packed downtown Taipei last weekend for Taiwan's 15th annual Pride march had an extra reason to celebrate. The country is on the verge of being the first in Asia to legalize same-sex marriage.

Charity and Sylvia - The 200-Year-Old Same-Sex Marriage

By Christiana Lilly | Oct 29
The legalization of same-sex marriage may be brand new to American history, but that doesn't mean it's anything unique.

Island of 2,000 People Legalizes Same-Sex Marriage

By Brittany Ferrendi | Oct 28
Alderney, population 2,000, has just voted to pass same-sex marriage. The island is a British Crown dependency and is located in the English Channel.

Advice to Wisconsin Priests on LGBT Funerals is Criticized

Oct 26
A top aide to Bishop Robert Morlino has issued guidance to priests in the Catholic Diocese of Madison, Wisconsin, that critics say could limit the availability of funeral rites within the church for gay people.

LGBTs Begin Returning Home After CA Fires

By Heather Cassell | Oct 21
It's going to be a long process to return home for many LGBT residents who called the Fountaingrove and Oakmont neighborhoods in Santa Rosa home as well as other parts of Mendocino, Napa, and Sonoma counties.

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