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Ask An Immigration Lawyer :: What Does Marriage Equality Mean for Same-Sex Families?

By EDGE | Jan 30
With the advent of marriage equality in Florida, 70% of Americans now live in states where committed couples of the same gender can legally wed. But for same-sex couples in any state, marriage is not the end of the road. Here's what you need to know.

Couple Behind Ala. Gay Marriage Ruling to Refile Adoption Paperwork

By Kim Chandler and Jeff Martin | Jan 26
The couple whose lawsuit toppled Alabama's gay marriage ban said they are grateful, overjoyed and still a little a bit in disbelief.

Va. Women Win Right to Have Names on Birth Certificate

Jan 26
A Virginia lesbian couple has won a legal fight to have both of their names listed on their twins' birth certificates.

Transgender Teen's Death Stirs Action in US and Beyond

By Dan Sewell | Jan 25
Although many details about her life and tragic end are still unclear, the transgender Ohio 17-year-old became, within days of her death Dec. 28, the new face of a growing movement of people hungering for acceptance.

Snooki Becomes Ordained Minister to Marry Her Hairdressers

By EDGE | Jan 24
Pint-sized "Jersey Shore" star Nicole Polizzi just announced on Twitter that she is now an ordained minister and will officiate the June 19 wedding of her hairstylists Bradly Moreland (left) and Luis Miller.

Alabama Seeks to Stay Order Overturning Gay Marriage Ban

By Kim Chandler | Jan 24
The Alabama attorney general is asking a federal judge to stay a ruling that overturned Alabama's ban on gay marriage, as advocates cheer what once seemed an improbable victory in the deeply conservative state.

Lifting Gay Marriage Ban Allows Lesbian Couple to be Parents

Jan 23
The lifting of a gay marriage ban in Florida is giving a Palm Beach County infant the right to call both women in a lesbian couple her parents.

Transgender Adolescents More Likely to Be Depressed

By EDGE | Jan 23
A new study based on data from the Sidney Borum Jr. Health Center shows what a handful of local and regional studies on transgender youth have long suggested: Transgender youth have disparately negative mental health outcomes.

Lily Tomlin/Jane Wagner Center Present Screening of 'Letter to Anita'

By Winnie McCroy | Jan 23
On Saturday, January 24, Standout Productions and the Los Angeles LGBT Center's Lily Tomlin/Jane Wagner Cultural Arts Center will present a special, one-night-only screening of the award-winning documentary, "Letter to Anita," in their Renberg Theatre.

Va. Senate Panel Rejects Adoption by Unmarried Gay Couples

By Bill Sizemore | Jan 23
A Virginia Senate committee has rejected a proposal to provide adoption rights to unmarried gay couples.

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