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Consent to Kids at Heart of Gay Couple's Child Support Case

Consent to Kids at Heart of Gay Couple's Child Support Case

By Jennifer Sinco Kelleher | Dec 15
Attorneys for a divorced lesbian couple fighting over child support in a closely watched case agreed Thursday that consent to having a baby together is a crucial issue but disagreed over whether both spouses gave it.

Hawaii Case Draws Attention to Same-Sex Child Support Issues

Hawaii Case Draws Attention to Same-Sex Child Support Issues

By Jennifer Sinco Kelleher | Dec 14
National gay rights advocates are watching how a child support fight between a divorced lesbian couple plays out in Hawaii, likely the first such case before a state Supreme Court, experts say.

Ad Campaign Points Up Dangers of SCOTUS Discrimination Case

Ad Campaign Points Up Dangers of SCOTUS Discrimination Case

By Donyae Lewis | Dec 9
"[T]he impact of such a decision wouldn't be limited to LGBT people; it could be used to allow discrimination against people of color, women, minority faiths, people with disabilities, and others."

SAGE Gives Help for the Holidays, to Both Seniors and Kids

SAGE Gives Help for the Holidays, to Both Seniors and Kids

Dec 8
SAGE helps out during the holidays, with a message of support for LGBT elders, and toys for the kiddies!

RI Foundation Awards $60K to LGBTQ Communities

RI Foundation Awards $60K to LGBTQ Communities

Dec 7
The Rhode Island Foundation announced 8 nonprofits received nearly $60,000 in grants through its Equity Action Fund.

Celebration for New LGBT Youth Facility in Fort Lauderdale 

Celebration for New LGBT Youth Facility in Fort Lauderdale 

Dec 7
On Thursday, December 7th, Julian's Fountain of Youth will hold a ribbon cutting ceremony for their new LGBTQ youth center.

Cyndi Lauper's 'Home for the Holidays' Plays Beacon

Cyndi Lauper's 'Home for the Holidays' Plays Beacon

Dec 7
On Saturday, December 9 at New York City's historic Beacon Theatre, Cyndi Lauper presents the 7th annual "Cyndi Lauper & Friends: Home for the Holidays" benefit concert.

400 Communities Across U.S. Support Trans and Non-Binary Youth with Readings of 'I Am Jazz'

400 Communities Across U.S. Support Trans and Non-Binary Youth with Readings of 'I Am Jazz'

Dec 7
Today, in up to 400 communities across the country, thousands of parents, educators and allies will stand in solidarity with transgender and non-binary youth by hosting school and community readings of "I Am Jazz."

Parents, County in Court Over Transgender Teen's Therapy

Parents, County in Court Over Transgender Teen's Therapy

Dec 7
A debate over who can best help a transgender boy has split an Ohio family, prompting a county agency to take custody of the teen and argue he should receive therapy at a hospital instead of the Christian-based therapy sought by his parents.

Supreme Court Lets Stand Texas Ruling on Gay Spouse Benefits

Supreme Court Lets Stand Texas Ruling on Gay Spouse Benefits

Dec 4
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday let stand a Texas ruling that gay spouses may not be entitled to government-subsidized workplace benefits - a potential victory for social conservatives hoping to chip away at 2015's legalization of same-sex marriage.

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