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Same-Sex Couples Updating Legal Status after Abortion Ruling

Same-Sex Couples Updating Legal Status after Abortion Ruling

By Jay Reeves | Jul 3, 2022

The SCOTUS ruling last week didn't directly affect the 2015 decision that paved the way for same-sex marriage. But, some feel it was still a warning shot for families headed by same-sex parents who fear their rights could evaporate like those of people se

Same-Sex Couples Updating Legal Status after Abortion Ruling

Same-Sex Couples Updating Legal Status after Abortion Ruling

By Jay Reeves | Jul 1, 2022

The Supreme Court's overturning of one of women's key reproductive rights is a warning shot for families headed by same-sex parents who fear their rights could evaporate next.

Denver Zoo's Same-Sex Love Birds Break Up

Denver Zoo's Same-Sex Love Birds Break Up

By Kilian Melloy | Jun 29, 2022

It's bad news for Pride month: Freddie Mercury and Lance Bass have broken up. Not THE Freddie Mercury and Lance Bass, of course, but their flamingo namesakes at the Denver Zoo.

Abortion Ruling Thrusts Companies Into Divisive Arena

Abortion Ruling Thrusts Companies Into Divisive Arena

By Anne D'Innocenzio and Haleluya Hadero | Jun 25, 2022

The Supreme Court's decision to end the nation's constitutional protections for abortion has catapulted businesses of all types into the most divisive corner of politics.

Gay Mormon Dad Talks About Coming Out, Co-parenting

Gay Mormon Dad Talks About Coming Out, Co-parenting

By Kilian Melloy | Jun 22, 2022

In a Pride month-themed interview, a gay Mormon dad and his former wife discussed how he struggled with his faith and sexuality before eventually coming out and freeing them both to live a happier new life.

US Opens COVID Vaccine To Little Kids; Shots Begin This Week

US Opens COVID Vaccine To Little Kids; Shots Begin This Week

By Mike Stobbe | Jun 19, 2022

The U.S. on Saturday opened COVID-19 vaccines to infants, toddlers and preschoolers.

Drag Story Hour Hosts, Under Attack, Dig in Their Heels

Drag Story Hour Hosts, Under Attack, Dig in Their Heels

By Olga R. Rodriguez and Ali Swenson | Jun 18, 2022

Protesters pray outside a library in New York City as Flame, a drag queen sporting a bright wig and a red gown, entertains the children inside by singing the ABCs, leading a coloring activity and reading books about how it's OK to be different.

Judge Blocks Texas Investigating Families of Trans Youth

Judge Blocks Texas Investigating Families of Trans Youth

By Andrew DeMillo | Jun 11, 2022

A Texas judge on Friday temporarily blocked the state from investigating families of transgender children who have received gender-confirming medical care, a new obstacle to the state labeling such treatments as child abuse.

New Lawsuit Filed over Texas Trans Family Investigations

New Lawsuit Filed over Texas Trans Family Investigations

By Andrew DeMillo | Jun 9, 2022

Three Texas families sued the state Wednesday seeking to halt investigations of them over gender-confirming medical treatments their transgender children received, in a renewed challenge to the state looking into such treatments as child abuse.

Adoptions Another Facet of Life Halted by War in Ukraine

Adoptions Another Facet of Life Halted by War in Ukraine

By Patrick Whittle | May 22, 2022

The ripple effects of Russia's invasion of Ukraine have been devastating for families of all kinds — including those who have seen their prospective adoptions put on hold.

Tom Daley Says Being a Gay Dad Means Having to Prove Himself

Tom Daley Says Being a Gay Dad Means Having to Prove Himself

By Kilian Melloy | May 15, 2022

Olympic judges awarded British diving champ Tom Daley a gold medal, but the out champ says that being a gay dad brings the real judgement, making him feel a need to prove himself constantly.

Two Men Celebrate British Antarctica's First Same-Sex Wedding

Two Men Celebrate British Antarctica's First Same-Sex Wedding

By Kilian Melloy | Apr 30, 2022

Two stewards aboard a British research vessel celebrated a same-sex wedding at the bottom of the world, in a first-of-its-kind ceremony for British Antarctica.

Explainer: What Medical Treatments do Transgender Youth Get?

Explainer: What Medical Treatments do Transgender Youth Get?

By Lindsey Tanner | Apr 21, 2022

Transgender medical treatment for children and teens is increasingly under attack in many states, labeled child abuse and subject to criminalizing bans. But it's been available in America for over a decade and is endorsed by major medical associations.

Gay Dad Describes Homophobe's Terrifying Attack on His Family

Gay Dad Describes Homophobe's Terrifying Attack on His Family

By Kilian Melloy | Apr 18, 2022

A gay dad took to Twitter to describe the vitriolic anti-gay rhetoric a stranger accosted him and his family with on an Amtrak train, and the way the encounter traumatized his children.

Internet Takes the Side of Woman whose Gay Brother Tried to Pressure Her with 'Homophobia' Claim

Internet Takes the Side of Woman whose Gay Brother Tried to Pressure Her with 'Homophobia' Claim

By Kilian Melloy | Apr 15, 2022

A Reddit forum post says a woman's estranged brother accused her of "homophobia" in a bid to get her to accept their parents' outrageous demands. Readers took her side in the fight.

Gay Married Couple, Denied IVF Coverage, Register Complaint Against NYC

Gay Married Couple, Denied IVF Coverage, Register Complaint Against NYC

By Kilian Melloy | Apr 13, 2022

A gay married couple in New York City have registered a complaint with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission because the city's employee health insurance would not cover IVF for them.

Rihanna Talks Fashion, Motherhood as Due Date Approaches

Rihanna Talks Fashion, Motherhood as Due Date Approaches

Apr 12, 2022

Timekeeping isn't Rihanna's strong suit, and that goes for the pregnancy she's been sharing with the world as well.

Gay Australian Becomes Parenthood Pioneer; 1st Single Man in Victoria to Become a Dad Via Surrogacy

Gay Australian Becomes Parenthood Pioneer; 1st Single Man in Victoria to Become a Dad Via Surrogacy

By Kilian Melloy | Apr 10, 2022

Shaun Resnick, a gay, 44-year-old Australian man, persevered against surrogacy laws in his successful quest to become a single father.

Watch: Brothers Osborne Win Grammy with Coming-Out Anthem

Watch: Brothers Osborne Win Grammy with Coming-Out Anthem

By Kilian Melloy | Apr 10, 2022

Country western duo the Brothers Osborne took a Grammy for their song "Younger Me," which is about TJ Osborne's coming out. It's the first song about an LGBTQ+ subject to win the prestigious award.

Trans Kids, Parents Fight Wave of Legislation in Red States

Trans Kids, Parents Fight Wave of Legislation in Red States

By Kim Chandler | Apr 8, 2022

Multiple states with Republican-controlled legislatures that have advanced bills not only to block medical treatment but to ban trans children from using school restrooms or playing on sports teams that don't correspond with their sex at birth.

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