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2nd Trial in Flight of Woman, Child In Same-Sex Custody Case

By Wilson Ring | Sep 12
A Virginia businessman with ties to conservative Christian groups that condemn homosexuality is set to go on trial in New York on charges he helped a woman and her daughter flee the country.

Lesbian Mother Allowed to Seek Visitation and Custody

By John Riley | Sep 10
A woman who helped raise a son with her former partner will be able to seek visitation rights and sue for joint legal custody, following a decision by the New York State Court of Appeals.

Texas Judge Declares Same-Sex Couples Can Be Denied Benefits

By John Riley | Sep 10
A Texas state supreme court justice says that the Texas Court of Appeals erred in assuming that because of the Supreme Court's decision legalizing same-sex marriage, it had to extend equal benefits to same-sex married couples.

Honduran Mother & Son Sue Obama Administration Over Family Immigration Detention Abuses

By EDGE | Sep 9
Two refugees who fled violence and persecution in Central America filed suit against the Obama Administration for the unlawful and inhumane treatment they received when they first arrived in the United States.

MHA Provides New Resources for Student Mental Health

By EDGE | Sep 7
In recognition of the challenges a new school year presents for children and adolescents, Mental Health America is providing online resources for students.

Campus Pride Releases Annual 'Best Of The Best' Top 30 List Of The LGBTQ-Friendly Campuses Across The Nation 

Sep 6
Campus Pride announced its 2016 "Best of the Best" Top 30 list of LGBTQ-friendly colleges and universities, highlighting the most LGBTQ-inclusive colleges and universities.

Same-Sex Couple Sues N.J. Over Fertility Health Coverage law

Aug 31
A lesbian couple in New Jersey says they were unfairly prevented from getting health insurance coverage for infertility treatments.

NY Court: Gay Couples Can Seek Parental Rights for Nonbiological Kids

By David Klepper | Aug 30
New York's highest court has expanded the definition of parenthood by ruling that former same-sex couples have the right to seek visitation and custody of children even when they aren't the biological or adoptive parent.

Could Texas Teacher's No-Homework Rule Transform Learning?

Aug 27
Brandy Young teaches second grade in Godley, Texas. Her letter to parents became a sensation on Facebook.

Celebrate National Dog Day With Life-Saving Tech

By EDGE | Aug 26
August 26 is National Dog Day, and PetPace, the provider of an innovative health-monitoring smart collar, wants dog owners to learn more about their pet's health.

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