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Alabama court reverses itself, allows visitation case after same-sex couple split

Saturday, February 28, 2015
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An Alabama appeals court reversed itself on Friday, ruling that a woman who separated from her same-sex partner in Georgia can pursue visitation rights in Alabama. [...]

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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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In latest update, Apple adds emojis depicting same-sex couples, gay parents

Tuesday, February 24, 2015
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Lovers of emojis, the cute graphics that punctuate online writing and texts, will soon be able to pick from different skin tones and depictions of same-sex couples and families with two moms or two dads on Apple devices. [...]

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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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Va. couple wins legal fight to have both names listed on twins’ birth certificates

Tuesday, January 27, 2015
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A Richmond judge has ordered the Virginia Department of Health's Office of Vital Records to amend the birth certificates to show that Maria Hayman and her wife, Joanie Hayman, are the "only parents of the children." [...]

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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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Court in Italy grants legal status to child born to same-sex couple

Thursday, January 8, 2015
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A court in Italy has, for the first time, recognized the legal status of a child born to a same-sex couple. [...]

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Wisconsin school will not ban children’s book about girl with two moms

Wednesday, January 7, 2015
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The book, "Emma and Meesha My Boy: A Two Mom Story," tells the story of a little girl who learns how to be nice to her cat with the help of her two mothers. [...]

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