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Same-Sex Marriage Update:  6th Circuit Upholds Marriage Bans
Legal / News & Politics

Same-Sex Marriage Update: 6th Circuit Upholds Marriage Bans

The United States Court of Appeals for Sixth Circuit became the first federal appellate court to rule that refusing same-sex couples the freedom to marry is not unconstitutional

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Health & Wellness / Life

Connections Across the Lifespan: New Research

Two recent studies demonstrate the significance of our connections with our families of origin, and also those families that we choose.

Virginia Decision Allows Same-Sex Couples Access to Adoption and Foster Care
Legal / News & Politics

Virginia Decision Allows Same-Sex Couples Access to Adoption and Foster Care

Marriage equality in Virginia brings with it access to adoption and foster care.

The United States Supreme Court’s Surprise Same-Sex Marriage Decision
Legal / News & Politics

The United States Supreme Court’s Surprise Same-Sex Marriage Decision

The Supreme Court decided not to hear arguments in any of the five cases that were ripe for review, leaving in place rulings in favor of same-sex marriage.

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Family / Family-building

How Do You Measure a Decade in the Life?

Ten years have passed since the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court’s landmark decision of Goodridge v. Dept. Public Health, which granted marriage equality to same-sex couples for the first time in the United States. Looking backwards, of course, ten years seems like the blink of an eye. But the battle cry […]

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Life / Sex & relationships

Luján & Julieta’s Wedding

¡Más vale tarde que nunca (better late than never)! I finally picked some wedding pictures! I know it’s been over 2 months since the wedding but, in my defense, we have over 700 photos and it was very hard to decide. September 28th 2013 – springtime in the Southern Hemisphere. […]

Albania Gay Ride Against Discrimination (May 2013)
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News & Politics

Country of contradictions: Albania and same-sex partnerships

A country where a recent survey said 53% believe that “gays and lesbians should not be free to live as they wish” is not a country where you expect to hear about same-sex marriage legislation being introduced and supported by both government and opposition. But, Albania is, at times, a […]

Just Married
Life / Sex & relationships

Just Married

“How do you plan a wedding that’s not a wedding?” My friend asked that question as we sat in her car in the parking lot outside Costco. We had gone to get more liquor for our double wedding the following day and I had cried all the way there. I […]

Featured Family Portraits
Community / Portraits

Featured Family Portraits

  It’s Featured Family time! This week’s families make me want to eat all the cake. We’re celebrating! A new baby! A wedding! A birthday with another little one on the way! These families know how to celebrate. And how to be adorable. Clearly. Thanks for sharing your families with […]

Featured Family Portraits
Community / Portraits

Featured Family Portraits

  When I first realized I am not straight, the first thing I thought was that I had lost my community. I thought I was alone. Thankfully, I was so wrong. It took a little searching but I found my community. Online. In blogs and chat rooms, it was there. […]