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Michigan Sued After Gay Couples are Rejected for Adoption

Michigan Sued After Gay Couples are Rejected for Adoption

By Ed White | Sep 20
The American Civil Liberties Union says Michigan is illegally allowing faith-based groups to reject gay couples who want to adopt kids or become foster parents.

Watch: Fox News-Rejected Ad on LGBTQ Adoption Discrimination

Watch: Fox News-Rejected Ad on LGBTQ Adoption Discrimination

Sep 20
On Wednesday, civil rights advocates publicly unveiled a TV ad challenging adoption discrimination that was rejected by Fox News.

Arizona Supreme Court Says Gays Get Equal Parental Rights

Arizona Supreme Court Says Gays Get Equal Parental Rights

By Bob Christie | Sep 20
The Arizona Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled that a lesbian woman who is divorcing her spouse is entitled to equal parental rights under the U.S. Constitution, even though a state law doesn't recognize those rights.

This Hispanic Heritage Month, Planned Parenthood Stands with Latino Communities

This Hispanic Heritage Month, Planned Parenthood Stands with Latino Communities

Sep 18
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, a leading health care provider that serves 500,000 Latino patients each year, celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month by standing with Latino communities.

Few Doctors Check for Common, Deadly Genetic Heart Condition

Few Doctors Check for Common, Deadly Genetic Heart Condition

Sep 14
Many doctors don't assess their patients for familial hypercholesterolemia (FH), a common and treatable genetic condition that puts people at a 20 times greater risk for early and aggressive heart disease.

DC's Top Chefs and Mixologist Support LGBTQ Students at Point Foundation Event

DC's Top Chefs and Mixologist Support LGBTQ Students at Point Foundation Event

Sep 13
On Thursday, September 14, at Room & Board in Washington, DC, join top chefs and mixologists when they support LGBTQ students of the Point Foundation's Cornerstone Society.

Gay Couple Denied Baby Through Surrogate Challenges Utah Law

Gay Couple Denied Baby Through Surrogate Challenges Utah Law

By Lindsay Whitehurst | Sep 13
A gay couple denied the chance to have a baby using a surrogate challenged a Utah law's reference to heterosexual parents Tuesday in a case that illustrates the legal complications LGBT couples can face when starting families.

PFLAG National Names Dr. Jaime M. Grant as New Executive Director

PFLAG National Names Dr. Jaime M. Grant as New Executive Director

Sep 12
Today, PFLAG National named Jaime M. Grant, Ph. D. as its new Executive Director.

LGBTQ Groups Partner to Publish Resource to Warn Parents About Conversion Therapy

LGBTQ Groups Partner to Publish Resource to Warn Parents About Conversion Therapy

Sep 12
The Human Rights Campaign Foundation, the civil rights organization'a educational arm, and the National Center for Lesbian Rights, released "Just As They Are," a comprehensive resource for parents on the harmful practice known as "conversion therapy."

Planned Parenthood Launches Initiative to Expand Comprehensive HIV Prevention

Planned Parenthood Launches Initiative to Expand Comprehensive HIV Prevention

Sep 11
Planned Parenthood will participate in a grant-funded, multi-phase pilot program to build and expand comprehensive HIV prevention and education efforts at 11 Planned Parenthood affiliates across the country over the next 18 months.

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