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As Same-Sex Marriage Spreads, Ranks of Gay Dads Increase

By David Crary | Jun 20
More so than heterosexual couples or lesbians, who can bear their own children, gay men face high hurdles en route to parenthood. The two main avenues open to them - adoption or surrogacy - can be costly and complicated.

Free Video & e-Book "Things People Ask Gay Dads" ...but Shouldn't

By EDGE | Jun 18
To celebrate Father's Day, Gays With Kids is showcasing gay dad families with the launch of a humorous video, "Things People Ask Gay Dads", and a new e-Book filled with heartwarming stories and photos, ""Gay, Out and Daddy."

New Michigan Law Lets Adoption Agencies Decline Referrals

By David Eggert | Jun 12
Gov. Rick Snyder signed a law letting private adoption agencies with state contracts decline to participate in referrals against their religious beliefs, despite criticism that it amounts to government-sanctioned discrimination against gay couples.

Parents Seek an End to Bullying

Jun 12
Tyler Clementi jumped to his death from the George Washington Bridge. Tyler's parents, Jane and Joe Clementi, and his gay brother, James, soon learned that he has been the victim of cyber-bullying. They have since launched the Tyler Clementi Foundation.

Marriage Today: Rich-Poor Gap, Later Vows, Gays Gain Access

By David Crary | Jun 7
Through two decades of debate on whether America's gays and lesbians should have the right to marry, opponents depicted their resistance as "defense of marriage." Now, the institution is under new scrutiny.

Guam is First US Territory With Gay Marriage

By Grace Garces Bordallo | Jun 7
Same-sex couples can begin applying for marriage licenses next week in Guam, which became the first U.S. territory to legalize gay marriage. A federal judge on Friday struck down the territory's ban as unconstitutional.

Obamas, Clintons Mourn with Joe Biden at Son's Funeral

By Josh Lederman and Brian Witte | Jun 6
Mourning a loss that touched people from the streets of Delaware to the White House and beyond, President Barack Obama and Bill and Hillary Rodham Clinton joined Vice President Joe Biden in bidding farewell Saturday to his eldest son, Beau.

Surrogacy and Its Misconceptions

By John Riley | Jun 6
The world of adoption, surrogacy and gestational carriers can be extremely complex and complicated, often hindered by outdated laws and social views.

The Buzz: Michelle Obama on Pollinating Insects

By Darlene Superville | Jun 4
Michelle Obama said Wednesday that it's important to help bees, butterflies and other creatures that spread the pollen that helps food grow.

Caitlyn Jenner's Mom Reacts to Vanity Fair Cover: 'I Still Have to Call Him Bruce'

By Jason St. Amand | Jun 2
Though the Internet welcomed Caitlyn Jenner, formerly Bruce Jenner, with open arms Monday, after she revealed her identity in the form of a Vanity Fair cover, the Olympic champion's mother told Access Hollywood she will still call her child Bruce.

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