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Caring for 'Chosen Family' Gains Ground in Sick-Leave Laws

Caring for 'Chosen Family' Gains Ground in Sick-Leave Laws

Mar 9
In the last two years five states have passed laws that let workers use sick days to care for anyone who's like family to them. To some business interests, such laws put bosses in the awkward position of figuring out who's the "equivalent" of family.

Until Death They Did Part :: Marriage Equality Came Just in Time for Aussie Lesbian Couple

Until Death They Did Part :: Marriage Equality Came Just in Time for Aussie Lesbian Couple

By Kilian Melloy | Mar 7
Australia's first same-sex couple to wed legally has just been identified: Two women who were married for only 48 days before cancer tragically parted them. For Jill Kindt and Jo Grant, equality arrived just in time.

Judge: Idaho Must Allow Gender Changes on Birth Certificates

Judge: Idaho Must Allow Gender Changes on Birth Certificates

By Rebecca Boone | Mar 7
A federal judge says Idaho can't bar transgender people from changing the sex listed on their birth certificates.

Tom Daley & Dustin Lance Black Reveal Sex of Baby, Talk Haters

Tom Daley & Dustin Lance Black Reveal Sex of Baby, Talk Haters

Mar 6
On Valentine's Day, newlyweds Tom Daley and Dustin Lance Black took to Instagram to reveal they're having a baby and now they celeb couple are sharing their child's gender.

Murdered Cleveland Trans Woman Recalled as A Loving Life Partner

Murdered Cleveland Trans Woman Recalled as A Loving Life Partner

By Kilian Melloy | Feb 28
Shane Mitchell, the long-time life partner of murdered trans woman Phylicia Mitchell, spoke about the couple's long and loving history.

Could Georgia's 'Gay Jim Crow' Adoption Law Derail Atlanta's Amazon HQ2 Bid?

Could Georgia's 'Gay Jim Crow' Adoption Law Derail Atlanta's Amazon HQ2 Bid?

Feb 26
In yet another example of modern-era Jim Crow-style laws targeting LGBTQ Americans, Georgia's state senate has approved a measure that would reward religious-based bigotry with the protection of law.

Trump Says More Must be Done to Protect Children

Trump Says More Must be Done to Protect Children

By Catherine Lucey and Matthew Daly | Feb 21
As a grieving Florida community demanded action on guns, President Donald Trump on Tuesday directed the Justice Department to move to ban devices like the rapid-fire bump stocks used in last year's Las Vegas massacre.

Tom Daley and Dustin Lance Black Reveal They're Having a Baby

Tom Daley and Dustin Lance Black Reveal They're Having a Baby

Feb 14
British Olympic diver Tom Daley and his husband, Oscar-winning screenwriter Dustin Lance Black, took to Instagram Wednesday to announce they are having a baby.

Poster Couple for Marriage: He's Gay, She's Straight, They're Divorcing

Poster Couple for Marriage: He's Gay, She's Straight, They're Divorcing

By Kilian Melloy | Feb 1
Mormon couple and right-wing poster children for mixed-gender marriage Josh and Lolly Weed knew he was gay and she was straight, and thought it would work... until they realized it just didn't.

Gay Couple Sues After 1 Twin's US Citizenship Denied

Gay Couple Sues After 1 Twin's US Citizenship Denied

By Brian Melley | Jan 24
Ethan and Aiden Dvash-Banks are toddler twins who share almost everything: the same toys, the same nursery, the same clothes and the same parents. Everything but a toothbrush and U.S. citizenship.

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