Same-Sex Parents

Same-Sex Parents

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Editorial
Sadly, homophobia is alive and well and we know with the spate of laws passing trying to allow same-sex couples to be denied adoption and foster care placements that homophobia will defeat the best interest of the child for many people. ...
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National
Applications filed today will be decided and granted on the basis of the laws and rules while Obama is in office. So, take care of these as soon as possible. ...
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Highlights Hello Magazine
National
Highlights Magazine gave one queer mom a less than satisfactory answer about why they haven’t included LGBTQ families on their pages - and LGBTQ families are responding. ...
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Jillian Michaels Comes Out
Entertainment
Jillian Michaels and Heidi Rhoades have two children together. Rhoades gave birth to Phoenix Michaels Rhoades and adopted Lukensia Michaels Rhoades in 2012. ...
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Refugee and Immigrant Children’s Program
Local Top News
The Refugee and Immigrant Children’s Program of Lutheran Community Services Northwest places children with foster families in King and Snohomish counties. ...
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National Politics Top News
Last week was a big week for equality in Virginia. With same-sex being legalized, Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced that same-sex adoption will also be legal. ...
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Politics Top News
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie vetoed a bill passed by strong majorities in the New Jersey House and Senate that would allow transgender people to update the gender marker on their birth certificates to match their lived gender. ...
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National Politics Top News
Tuesday a federal judge in Oklahoma struck down the state’s marriage ban, saying that the law violates the U.S. Constitution’s guarantees of due process and equal protection. ...
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Photo: Phil Dragash
National Top News
A federal court ordered the Cook County Clerk's office to immediately issue marriage licenses to all Illinois same-sex couples who, because of a life-threatening illness, cannot wait until next summer to get married. ...
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Holy Ghost School
National Top News
Though gay teacher Michael Griffin brought his long-term boyfriend to school functions and even visited the headmaster’s house together, he apparently crossed the line when he got his marriage license in New Jersey last week. ...
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