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U.S. District Judge Timothy S. Black

Judge stays ruling on Ohio recognition of lawful same-sex marriages

Wednesday, April 16, 2014
CINCINNATI -- A federal judge has put on hold the majority of what attorneys have called a "momentous" change to Ohio's gay marriage law. [ Read more → ]
Attorney Al Gerhardstein, left, stands with several same-sex couples at a news conference, Friday, April 4, 2014, in Cincinnati. Civil rights attorneys are arguing in Federal Court on Friday that a federal judge should prohibit Ohio officials from enforcing the state's ban on gay marriage.

Federal judge considers staying Ohio same-sex marriage ruling

Tuesday, April 15, 2014
CINCINNATI -- A federal judge who ordered Ohio to recognize the marriages of same-sex couples performed in other states says he's inclined to issue a stay of his decision pending appeal, meaning most gay couples living in the state would see no immediate tangible expansion of their rights. [ Read more → ]
Nicole, left, and Pam Yorksmith, a Cincinnati couple who married in California in 2008 and have a 3-year-old son, are among the four couples who filed the lawsuit challenging Ohio's gay marriage ban.

Ohio same-sex couples eagerly await Monday’s marriage ruling

Sunday, April 13, 2014
[caption id="attachment_135316" align="alignleft" width="665"][media-credit name="Al Behrman, AP" align="alignleft" width="665"][/media-credit] Nicole, left, and Pam Yorksmith, a Cincinnati couple who married in California in 2008 and have a 3-year-old son, are among the four couples who filed the lawsuit challenging Ohio's gay marriage ban.[/caption] CINCINNATI -- Pam... [ Read more → ]
Emilia Maria Jesty with her birth "father" Sophy Jesty.

Lesbian couple named mother and father on daughter’s Tenn. birth certificate

Wednesday, April 9, 2014
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. -- A baby girl born to same-sex parents who are plaintiffs in a federal lawsuit challenging Tennessee's ban on same-sex marriage, is the first child in the state to have two mothers listed on her birth certificate. [ Read more → ]
Chris Christie

Christie vetoes bill allowing new birth certificates for transgender people without surgery

Monday, January 13, 2014
TRENTON, N.J. -- New Jersey governor Chris Christie on Monday vetoed a bill that would have allowed transgender citizens to obtain a new birth certificate to reflect their gender identity without surgical requirements. [ Read more → ]
N.J. state capitol in Trenton.

N.J. senate approves transgender birth certificate bill

Monday, December 23, 2013
TRENTON, N.J. — The New Jersey state Senate has approved a bill that would require the state Health Department to issue a new birth certificate for people who have completed the clinical process of altering their gender. [ Read more → ]
N.J. state capitol in Trenton.

N.J. senate panel approves transgender birth certificate bill

Friday, December 13, 2013
A New Jersey state Senate panel on Thursday approved a bill that would require the state Health Department to issue a new birth certificate for people who have completed the clinical process of altering their gender [ Read more → ]
Gov. Jerry Brown (D-Calif.)

Calif. governor Jerry Brown signs transgender birth certificate bill

Tuesday, October 8, 2013
SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a bill designed to make it easier for transgender Californians to obtain birth certificates reflecting name and gender changes. [ Read more → ]
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German court to rule whether transgender man can be listed as father

Thursday, September 12, 2013
BERLIN -- A transgender man who gave birth to a baby boy in Germany is fighting to be recognized as the child's father, rather than his mother. [ Read more → ]
Toni Atkins

Calif. Senate OKs bill to aid transgender citizens with name changes, identity documents

Monday, September 9, 2013
SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- The California state Senate on Friday approved a bill to provide transgender citizens improved access to legal name changes and identity documents that accurately reflect their gender identity. [ Read more → ]
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D.C. mayor OKs bill easing rules for transgender people to obtain new birth certificates

Wednesday, August 7, 2013
WASHINGTON -- District of Columbia mayor Vincent Gray on Tuesday signed a bill that would make it easier for transgender people to obtain new birth certificates reflecting their change in gender identity. [ Read more → ]
Heather (left) and Melissa Gartner, with daughter Mackenzie.

Group says Iowa officials stalling on birth certificates for children of lesbian parents

Saturday, July 27, 2013
DES MOINES, Iowa — The state's largest gay advocacy group is accusing the Iowa Department of Public Health of needlessly delaying listing both partners in lesbian couples on their children's birth certificates, despite an Iowa Supreme Court ruling earlier this year that it must do so. [ Read more → ]
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D.C. council OKs new rules for transgender people to obtain new birth certificates

Friday, July 12, 2013
WASHINGTON -- The District of Columbia city council has approved a bill that would make it easier for transgender people to obtain new birth certificates reflecting their change in gender identity. [ Read more → ]
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N.M. transgender students must follow birth certificate to join high school teams

Wednesday, July 10, 2013
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- The organization that regulates high school sports and activities across the state of New Mexico has updated its policy in regards to transgender students, and will only allow students to participate in sports based on the gender listed on their birth certificate. [ Read more → ]
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D.C. to ease guidelines for transgender people to obtain new birth certificates

Thursday, June 6, 2013
WASHINGTON -- The District of Columbia is expected to pass legislation that would make it easier for transgender people to obtain new birth certificates reflecting their change in gender identity. [ Read more → ]
David Catania

D.C. lawmaker proposes to ease gender change regulations

Wednesday, February 20, 2013
WASHINGTON -- A District of Columbia council member on Tuesday introduced a bill that would ease the requirements of transgender D.C. residents seeking to legally change their gender on birth certificates and other legal documents. [ Read more → ]
Mitt Romney

Report: Romney rejected birth certificates for gay parents; ordered invasive legal reviews

Thursday, October 25, 2012
BOSTON -- In 2003, while Governor of Massachusetts, GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney, who publicly said he opposed child-rearing by gay and lesbian couples, insisted that his top legal staff individually review the circumstances of every birth to same-sex parents. [ Read more → ]
Heather (left) and Melissa Gartner, with daughter Mackenzie.

Iowa judge orders new birth certificate with married lesbian parent’s names

Thursday, January 5, 2012
DES MOINES -- A Polk County, Iowa judge on Wednesday ruled that the Iowa Department of Public Health must issue a new birth certificate in the names of a lesbian couple who are the parents of a now 2-year-old girl. [ Read more → ]
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