LGBT Family

LGBT Family

The Ins and Outs of Finding a Doctor for Your LGBT Family

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If they can’t answer simple questions that any parent, straight or single, would ask, then they probably aren’t the best doctor for you or your children. ...
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Canada’s Newest Coins Could Feature Gay Families

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Canada has chosen a shortlist of designs from five categories and in the category of “Character,” one coin shows LGBT families. ...
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FMLA Updated to Reflect Families in the 21st Century? Maybe

Top News Politics National
There is a new proposed rule extending the protections of FMLA to all eligible employees in legal same-sex marriages regardless of where they live. ...
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Marriage Equality Brief Filed in NV

Top News Politics National
Friday Lambda Legal filed its opening brief with the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in a case on behalf of eight same-sex couples challenging the amendment to Nevada's constitution and other state laws banning marriage for same-sex couples. ...
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Urban Animal: Affordable Care for Your Fur Family

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Urban Animal offers a new model for vet care to better serve both pets and people. Being a walk-in clinic helps reduce costs so top-quality care is affordable. ...
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Judge Rules Against Same-Sex Couples Challenging Nevada’s Marriage Ban

Judge Rules Against Same-Sex Couples Challenging Nevada’s Marriage Ban
In the lawsuit, Lambda Legal, joined by pro bono co-counsel from O'Melveny & Myers LLP and Snell & Wilmer LLP, argues that Nevada's law barring same-sex couples from marriage violates the Equal Protection Clause of the U.S. Constitution. ...
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Lesbian Mothers in Iowa Fight to Retain Identity on Fetal Death Certificate

Lesbian Mothers in Iowa Fight to Retain Identity on Fetal Death Certificate
Under Iowa law, vital records including death certificates reflect legal parentage, and not biology, and both spouses are parents to any child born during a marriage regardless of whether they share a biological relationship to their child. ...
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Report: Gay and Transgender Discrimination in the Public Sector

Report: Gay and Transgender Discrimination in the Public Sector
They are firefighters, teachers, police officers, nurses, librarians, child-care providers, sanitation workers, and more. These public servants care for our children, protect our communities, clean our streets, and keep America functioning. ...
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Drop Dead Diva Storyline Highlights FDA Gay Sperm Ban

Drop Dead Diva Storyline Highlights FDA Gay Sperm Ban
The episode highlights the 2005 FDA ban on donations of sperm by gay men, citing intercourse between two men as a "risk for sexually transmitted diseases." ...
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Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Begins Today – Forms Available via USCIS

Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Begins Today – Forms Available via USCIS
USCIS will begin accepting completed forms today, August 15, 2012. ...
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