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The law violates the Constitution by allowing state-contracted agencies to discriminate against LGBT people and others who offend their beliefs.

September 20 2017 2:55 PM

Scott Stabile, author of Big Love, shares the story of his sperm donation.

September 08 2017 6:12 AM

The couple filed suit against their lawyer who failed to secure the adoption.

August 22 2017 5:25 PM

The animated film that went wowed the world has two out creators.

August 08 2017 6:33 AM

In her new book, Parent Deleted, Michelle Darné intimately recounts the legal and emotional battle for her nonbiological children in a system designed to undermine opposite-sex parents. Read an exclusive excerpt below.

August 08 2017 5:31 AM

Wanda Sykes and Portia de Rossi voiced the two moms in this weekend's episode of the popular children's show.

August 06 2017 3:13 AM