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The actress recently said that she “won” because her “out kid” Birdie is in her life. 

2:30 PM

Denied access to assisted reproduction in their home country, husbands Nicolas and Aurelien travel thousands of miles to become parents in a new documentary.

November 17 2020 3:38 PM

In hearing an LGBTQ+ rights case, conservative justices appeared to embrace religious exemptions from antidiscrimination law. 

November 05 2020 3:55 AM

In one of Justice Amy Coney Barrett's first cases, the court will consider whether faith-based groups that hold government contracts have a right to discriminate.

November 03 2020 7:14 PM

The newly released information finds about 1 million same-sex households living in the U.S.

September 17 2020 2:55 PM

Kayleigh McEnany prevaricated when confronted about discrimination against same-sex couples and their children.

August 31 2020 9:58 PM

This longtime authority on child rearing is back on TV, helping a diverse group of families get back in the groove.

August 31 2020 9:07 PM