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Sarah Palin and Family Reportedly Involved in Drunken Brawl

FAMILY | By EDGE | Sep 11
Several news sources report that former GOP vice presidential hopeful and half-term governor of Alaska, Sarah Palin and her family were involved in a drunken melee outside of Anchorage last weekend.

Attorneys Argue the Texas' Gay Marriage Ban Hurts Kids

FAMILY | Sep 10
Lawyers for two same-sex couples challenging Texas' gay marriage ban are refuting state claims the prohibition promotes raising children in "stable, lasting relationships," arguing in an appeals brief Tuesday that it serves no legitimate state interest.

Ga. Teen Disowned for Being Gay Helps Launch LGBT Youth Shelter

FAMILY | By Winnie McCroy | Sep 9
A Georgia teen who was thrown out by his family in a harrowing five-minute video documented on YouTube ended up with $100,000 in crowdsourced donations, which he has used to help open a new shelter for homeless LGBT youth.

Ruth Ellis Center Holds "Voices" to Benefit LGBT Youth

FAMILY | By Winnie McCroy | Sep 5
On Sept. 12, Detroit's Ruth Ellis Center will raise funds to keep LGBT kids safe at their annual fundraising event "Voices."

Louisiana Ruling Breaks Marriage Equality Winning Streak

FAMILY | By Kevin McGill | Sep 4
It was a rare loss for gay-marriage supporters - one that even the judge who issued the ruling acknowledged won't be the final word.

7th Circuit Court of Appeals Upholds Marriage Equality Rulings

FAMILY | By EDGE | Sep 4
The 7th Circuit Court of Appeals handed down a verdict today that reaffirmed earlier court findings in Indiana and Wisconsin, where voter-approved anti-gay ballot initiatives restricting marriage rights were struck down as unconstitutional.

Northern Mexico State Approves Same-Sex Marriage

FAMILY | Sep 3
The northern state of Coahuila has become the second place in Mexico after the capital to recognize same-sex marriage.

Federal Judge Upholds Louisiana Same-Sex Marriage Ban

FAMILY | By Kevin McGill | Sep 3
A federal judge upheld Louisiana's ban on same-sex marriages on Wednesday, as well as the state's refusal to recognize gay marriages legally performed in other states.

Oakland Pride Clarifies: Hide Okay - As Long As It's Tanned

FAMILY | By Kilian Melloy | Sep 2
Oakland Pride kicked off its own event this weekend, but found itself embroiled in a near-tempest with media reports that the leather community had been disinvited.

Barring Supreme Court intervention, Virginia Same-Sex Marriages Could Begin This Week

FAMILY | By Justin Snow | Aug 18
A federal appeals court paved the way last Wednesday for same-sex marriages to begin in Virginia on Aug. 20.