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Indiana GOP Reaffirms Anti-Marriage Equality Stance

Indiana GOP Reaffirms Anti-Marriage Equality Stance

Jun 10
Indiana Republican Party activists overwhelmingly voted Saturday to reaffirm language first inserted in their platform when Vice President Mike Pence was governor that defines marriage as a union "between a man and a woman."

Detroit-Area Couple in Court Over Control of Frozen Embryos

Detroit-Area Couple in Court Over Control of Frozen Embryos

By Ed White | Jun 5
A Detroit-area woman seeking custody of as many as 10 frozen embryos is asking a judge to appoint a guardian over them while she clashes with her former partner for control.

30-Year-Old Leaves Parents' Home with Help from Alex Jones

30-Year-Old Leaves Parents' Home with Help from Alex Jones

Jun 1
The 30-year-old man whose eviction from his parents' suburban home drew national attention finally left Friday, hours before a court-ordered deadline, with financial help from right-wing radio host and conspiracy theorist Alex Jones.

Planning a Disney Trip? Disney Parks Moms Panel Can Help

Planning a Disney Trip? Disney Parks Moms Panel Can Help

By Beth J. Harpaz | May 28
If you're contemplating a trip to a Disney park, you may be stressing out about the planning. A good resource for getting advice is the Disney Parks Moms Panel. The 40 panelists provide customized, free answers to questions about Disney vacation.

'Jurassic Park' Dinosaur Expert's Next Big Thing: Holograms

'Jurassic Park' Dinosaur Expert's Next Big Thing: Holograms

By Matt Volz | May 24
Paleontologist Jack Horner wants to transport people back in time to see a feathered Tyrannosaurus rex colored bright red and a blue triceratops with red fringe similar to a rooster's comb.

New Kansas Law Allows Agencies to Refuse LGBT Adoptions

New Kansas Law Allows Agencies to Refuse LGBT Adoptions

By John Hanna | May 19
Kansas Gov. Jeff Colyer signed legislation Friday granting legal protections to faith-based adoption agencies that cite their religious beliefs for not placing children in LGBT homes.

Connecticut Recruiting LGBT Families to Adopt, Foster Kids

Connecticut Recruiting LGBT Families to Adopt, Foster Kids

By Susan Haigh | May 18
Connecticut's child welfare agency has launched an initiative to actively recruit members of the state's LGBT community to become foster and adoptive parents, bucking recent efforts in some states to curtail gay adoptions.

Tweet About Grandma Defending LGBTQ Rights with Epic Clap Back Goes Viral

Tweet About Grandma Defending LGBTQ Rights with Epic Clap Back Goes Viral

May 9
A tweet about an 88-year-old grandmother defending LGBTQ equality with an epic clap back is going viral this week.

Passage of Adoption Bill Represents Shift in Oklahoma

Passage of Adoption Bill Represents Shift in Oklahoma

By Sean Murphy | May 7
Bills aimed at curtailing LGBT rights have been derailed in the deeply conservative Oklahoma Legislature in recent years as many Republicans grew weary of voting on measures that allow for discrimination against gay people.

Kansas, Oklahoma Approve Religious Veto on LGBT Adoptions

Kansas, Oklahoma Approve Religious Veto on LGBT Adoptions

By Mitchell Willetts | May 4
State lawmakers in Kansas and Oklahoma have approved legislation to grant legal protections to faith-based adoption agencies that cite their religious beliefs for not placing children in LGBT homes.

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