I want us to all take a moment to let this sink: according to the largest study on same-sex parents and their children ever conducted, the kids are not only okay, but in some ways more well-adjusted than the children in heterosexual-parented families.
How activists in Louisiana use everything from direct action to meetings with senators to try to pass laws that would protect queer and trans* students from bullying, queer and trans* employees from discrimination, and more. This is how your legal progress sausage is made.
LA’s getting a Video Game Design Patch, y’all! Be prepared for our younger generation to take on STEM fields!
Here’s your first look at ABC Family’s “The Fosters,” exec-produced by J-Lo and starring “a multi-ethnic family mix of foster and biological kids being raised by two moms.”
New Jersey is on the verge of banning damaging conversion therapy from being practiced on those under the age of 18 – the legislation is being put to the vote in the state Senate after waltzing through the Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Committee with a 7-1 vote in favor of the ban.
On Thursday, Russian President Vladimir Putin gave orders to the Supreme Court to make changes to Russian adoption laws in order to prevent same-sex foreign couples from adopting Russian children.
The American Academy of Pediatrics has released a lengthy report based on 30 years of researching explaining why banning same-sex marriage “for the children” doesn’t make any sense.
As France gets closer to giving the nod to queer families, many French officials jump over their own prejudices to meet in the middle.
Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta has announced that the Pentagon will start providing some benefits to same-sex couples in the military. Bravo! Baby steps.
“She (or he) is roughly the size of an avocado.”
On January 7th it was announced under a legal settlement that military members who were discharged without full separation pay under DADT will now be fully compensated with the remainder of their pay.
Focusing on the number or gender of individuals raising children distracts us from the reality that patriarchal power structures and unequal social institutions are what really make things disadvantageous for children.
A state in America has once again tried to eff things up for a same-sex couple!
Same-sex marriage supporters take to France’s streets to show they can be louder and wittier than the conservative right.
Who is more fit to raise a child: a convicted murderer or a lesbian mom?
French President François Hollande spoke to a congregation of mayors on Tuesday, leaving many incensed. Instead of blaming others for their misinterpretation, Hollande acts like a human being and owns up to his mistake.
Despite being held up as incontrovertible proof of the evils of gay parenting, Regnerus claims he “[took] pains in the study to say this is not about saying gay or lesbian parents are inherently bad.”
Debates, protests and ridiculous videos over same-sex marriage aren’t limited to this side of the Atlantic.
Kristen’s Team Pick: Here’s your daily Aww.
Ali’s Team Pick: This November, four states have marriage equality on the ballot: Maine, Maryland, Minnesota and Washington. Here’s an ad straight from Maine, the first of a four-part series.