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Officials: Neb. Birth Forms to List Same-Sex Spouses

By Margery A. Beck | Nov 9
The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services has quietly changed state policy and plans to list the names of both same-sex spouses on their children's birth certificates, although it has not revealed how that change will look.

Couples Press for End to Mississippi Gay Adoption Ban

Nov 9
Four lesbian couples pressed a federal judge on Friday to overturn Mississippi's last-in-the-nation ban on allowing same-sex couples to adopt, but lawyers for the state argued the lawsuit should be tossed out.

Gay with Kids

By Christiana Lilly | Nov 8
With a website, active social media, and a YouTube account, Gays With Kids gives dads around the country -- and the world -- a place to learn about adoption, surrogacy, marriage, day-to-day child rearing, legal issues, and more.

CAP Report Shows LGBT Homeless Youth's Barriers to Obtaining IDs

By EDGE | Nov 6
A new report by The Center for American Progress shows that LGBT homeless youth face challenges getting state-issued ID cards.

Michigan Women Central to US Gay Marriage Case Adopt Kids

By Mike Householder | Nov 6
Two Detroit-area nurses jointly adopted five children on Thursday, closing a case that started when they challenged Michigan's restrictions on adoption and helped pave the way for the landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision allowing gay marriage.

Co. Judge Properly Tossed Gay Couple's Parental Request

By Todd Richmond | Nov 5
A judge properly dismissed a same-sex couple's request for a declaration that one of them is the legal parent of the other's child, a state appeals court ruled Wednesday.

Adoption Set For Children Of Couple In Gay Marriage Case

Nov 5
Formal adoption of children by a same-sex couple who challenged Michigan's ban on gay marriage is taking place in Oakland County Circuit Court.

SAMSHA Reports Shows Conversion Therapy Not Appropriate for Minors

By EDGE | Nov 3
SAMSHA's "Ending Conversion Therapy: Supporting and Affirming LGBTQ Youth," provides an in-depth review of research and clinical expertise related to conversion therapy.

Gay Dad Addresses Hater's Slam of Son's Cruella de Vil Costume

Nov 2
A nine-year-old boy's Cruella de Vil Halloween costume sparked disgust from a Facebook user this weekend. His dad is speaking out against the small-mindedness of the comment.

Family Builds Star Wars Costume for Son with Cerebral Palsy

By Brady McCombs | Nov 2
A Star Wars-loving Utah family devised an elaborate and awe-inspiring solution to the challenge of finding a Halloween costume for their 5-year-old son with cerebral palsy.

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