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National
Nance, by his own admission, was “biased” against same-sex partners. The judge believed (and assumedly continues to believe) that letting a “practicing homosexual” adopt could never (“under no circumstance”) be in a child’s best interests. ...
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Faith and Religion National
The Texas House of Representatives Wednesday passed HB 3859, a discriminatory bill that would allow child placement agencies in the state foster care system to prioritize their religious beliefs above the needs of children in its care. ...
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International
After living with lesbian mothers since birth, an Australian girl will be “transitioned” back to her biological family after her birth mother “changed her mind.” ...
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National
This bill would require colleges and universities to do their part to improve outreach, resources, and policies for homeless and foster youth. ...
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Politics
The California State Assembly passed bills protecting transgender people working for companies doing business with state agencies and children in foster care. ...
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Politics Top News
There are currently more than 10,000 youth in Michigan’s foster care system, approximately 3,000 of whom are currently available for adoption. ...
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France and Italy are in the news this week for strides the respective countries have made in regard to same-sex families.
International Top News
France and Italy are in the news this week for strides the respective countries have made in regard to same-sex families. ...
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National Top News
The Seattle Lesbian’s Mallorie De Riggi sat down with The Next Family founder Brandy Black to discuss the website modern families are talking about now. ...
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The reports analyze the 2013 American Community Survey, which for the first time explicitly identified both married and unmarried same-sex couples.
National Top News
The reports analyze the 2013 American Community Survey, which for the first time explicitly identified both married and unmarried same-sex couples. ...
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Legislators passed three bills out of committee allowing taxpayer funded adoption agencies to deny adoption placement based on moral or religious beliefs.
Politics Top News
Legislators passed three bills out of committee allowing taxpayer funded adoption agencies to deny adoption placement based on moral or religious beliefs. ...
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