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Study: Stem cell breakthrough opens door to biological children of same-sex couples

Thursday, February 26, 2015
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An international team of scientists have shown that it is possible to create human sperm and eggs from stem cells derived from adult skin, regardless of the donor’s gender. [...]

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Parents: Michigan pediatrician refused care for our baby because we’re lesbians

Thursday, February 19, 2015
In this Feb. 16, 2015 photo, Krista Contreras, left, and her wife, Jami Contreras, play with their 4-month-old daughter Bay Contreras, in Oak Park, Mich.
Two Detroit-area women say they believe a pediatrician refused to care for their infant daughter because they are lesbians and are disappointed that there is no state or federal law to prohibit such a decision. [...]

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Indiana same-sex couple files lawsuit alleging birth certificate discrimination

Saturday, February 14, 2015
Ruby, left, and Ashlee Henderson of Lafayette are suing Tippecanoe County and Indiana health departments after they were denied having both of their names on the birth certificate for their son, even though they were legally married in Indiana before their son was born in Lafayette, Ind.
Indiana’s birth certificates discriminate against gay married couples and their children because they don’t account for both spouses being the same gender, a federal lawsuit filed Friday says. [...]

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Lifting Florida’s gay marriage ban allows lesbian couple to be parents

Thursday, January 22, 2015
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The lifting of a same-sex marriage ban in Florida is giving a Palm Beach County infant the right to call both women in a lesbian couple her parents. [...]

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Same-sex couple whose Instagram photo went viral appear in new Nikon campaign

Wednesday, January 14, 2015
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A Chicago couple whose Instagram photo of them doing their daughters’ hair went viral last year, are starring in a new commercial for Nikon’s “I am Generation Image” campaign. [...]

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Same-sex couple’s adoption in Oklahoma believed to be among state’s first

Sunday, January 11, 2015
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An adoption decree granted to a married lesbian couple in Okmulgee County is believed to be among the first same-sex adoptions in Oklahoma, the women's attorney says. [...]

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Dallas County to consider expanding family leave policy to cover gay workers

Saturday, January 3, 2015
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The proposal is expected to win approval from county commissioners in the coming weeks. The city of Dallas already has a similar policy in place. [...]

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Tylenol puts modern spin on Norman Rockwell’s classic holiday painting

Monday, December 22, 2014
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One of the campaign's story is of the Beser Carr Schneider Musich Family -- two moms raising three sons, two of which are from a previous marriage to a man. [...]

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Texas lawmakers introduce joint adoption bills for LGBT parents

Thursday, December 18, 2014
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Rep. Rafael Anchia (D-Dallas) and Sen. Sylvia Garcia (D-Houston) filed companion bills Wednesday to amend the Texas Health and Safety Code. [...]

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Rosie O’Donnell: ‘Blood doesn’t make a family, love makes a family’

Monday, December 15, 2014
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Rosie O'Donnell talks about her health and the importance of family, and she shares a special message for aspiring gay parents. [...]

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