A federal appeals court is making a rare appearance in Connecticut to hear several cases, including one involving a Virginia pastor convicted of helping a woman and her child flee the country and avoid a custody dispute with her former lesbian partner.
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma's gay marriage ban demeans same-sex couples and their children by signaling to the world that their relationships are secondary to traditional families, opponents of the state law say in a new legal filing.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Lawmakers in the Assembly have approved a bill that updates birth certificates to reflect the status of same-sex parents.
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The New Hampshire Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that the ex-partner of a 12-year-old's girl's mother has made her case to be considered a parent under the law.
The Florida Supreme Court has ruled that a Seminole County woman can have visitation rights to the son she adopted with her ex-partner.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - The Arkansas Department of Health is allowing same-sex couples to be listed as the parents on birth certificates after a judge struck down the state's gay marriage ban.
MADISON (AP) — At least two Dane County judges have granted adoptions by same-sex couples, thereby recognizing their marriages.
A Mennonite pastor convicted of helping a woman and child flee the country amid a custody battle with her former same-sex partner should not have been charged in Vermont, his lawyer argued Monday.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- As the rise of nontraditional families leads to disputes under outdated law, California lawmakers returning from summer break will consider bills that seek to update family law.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) _ The Utah Supreme Court has ordered a temporary halt of several district judges' orders requiring the Utah Department of Health to issue birth certificates in same-sex parent adoptions.