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We're Expecting! And It Looks Like Twins!

Dear Reader, you may have noticed that I haven’t been posting to Queer Rock Love lately.

It’s not that I’ve run out of stories about our queer family life—far from it—It’s just that I’ve been needing to conserve my energies. 325 more words

Gay Couples Now Due to Receive Benefits Under Obamacare.

The U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling on Wednesday that same-sex couples are eligible for federal benefits will mean more gays and lesbians can reap the benefits of… 515 more words

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Child support claim rankles sperm donor to lesbian couple.

KANSAS CITY, Kansas (Reuters) – A Kansas man who donated sperm to a lesbian couple so they could have a child said on Wednesday he is shocked the state is now trying to make him pay… 590 more words


California Gay Conversion Therapy Ban Temporarily Blocked.

Billy Bradford, a proponent of same-sex marriage, waves flags outside City Hall in 2010 (Reuters/Robert Galbraith)

A federal judge on Monday temporarily blocked California from enforcing a landmark law that bars therapy aimed at reversing homosexuality in minors, but he applied the ruling to just three people. 475 more words

Religious News.

Judge temporarily blocks Calif. gay therapy law.

  • Enlarge PhotoAssociated Press/Rich Pedroncelli, File – FILE – In this combo image made of May 8, 2012, file photos, State Sen. Ted Lieu, D-Torrance, left, and David Pickup, a licensed…

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Court of Appeals Rules Against Christian Legal Society, Denies Request to Reopen Challenge to University’s Non-Discrimination Policy

Today the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit denied the Christian Legal Society’s request to present additional evidence in Christian Legal Society v. 330 more words

Live Chat: Prop 8 Trial Recap and Discussion with NCLR

Join NCLR Legal Director Shannon Minter and Senior Staff Attorney Chris Stoll for a recap and analysis of the Prop 8 trial. Join the live chat today at… 43 more words