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What Do Glenn Close, American Lesbians, and Trans Women in the Philippines Have in Common?
February 15 2013 3:30 PM ET

What Made Millions of Women Act Up?

Diane Anderson-Minshall

People in over 200 countries celebrated One Billion Rising last week, including actresses Glenn Close and Thandie Newton, with flash mob dances and live protests.

Lesbian Couple First to Adopt in Newfoundland
February 15 2013 12:52 PM ET

Lesbian Couple First to Adopt in Newfoundland

Diane Anderson-Minshall

After 15 years together, Lisa Reid and Joy Gosse were able to legally adopt a boy and a girl.