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By Meg Kinnard | Wednesday May 15, 2013
A couple filed a lawsuit Tuesday against the state of South Carolina for what they say was an unnecessary sexual assignment surgery performed on a toddler they later adopted.
By Jenny Block | Saturday Apr 6, 2013
For children infected with and affected by HIV, Camp Starlight provides a home away from home where they can get the attention they desperately need.
Friday Jan 25, 2013
A Virginia pastor convicted of helping a woman and her daughter involved in a custody dispute with the woman’s former partner was taken into federal custody after refusing to answer questions about others involved.
By Tony Hobday | Thursday Jan 10, 2013
In Boston, the range of gay fathers extends to married men trying to maintain their relationship with their kids while ending the one with their wife, single gay dads looking for help, and those hoping to start a family via adoption or surrogacy.
By Frazier Moore | Thursday Nov 15, 2012
"Sesame Street" producers are taking solace in one simple fact: Their target audience remains blissfully unaware of the child-sex abuse scandal that plagued Elm puppeteer Kevin Clash.
By LEANNE ITALIE | Monday Oct 1, 2012
School kids sang "Happy Birthday" and Scholastic unfurled a huge banner worthy of a big red dog from the roof of its headquarters to fete Clifford, the beloved book and TV character, for his 50 years of nudging kids to read.
By Wilson Ring | Thursday Aug 9, 2012
A Mennonite pastor worked with a number of other people to help a woman flee the country with her 7-year-old daughter and live in Central America rather than share custody with her former lesbian partner, federal prosecutors said in a Vermont courtroom.
By Wilson Ring | Tuesday Aug 7, 2012
A trial beginning this week in federal court in Vermont could lift some of the mystery from an international child-custody case that has highlighted the religious tensions surrounding legal recognition of same-sex relationships.
Saturday Jun 2, 2012
She has been beheaded twice, lost an arm, and been daubed with paint at least seven times. The iconic statue of the Little Mermaid from Hans Christian Andersen’s fairy tale is now getting a male counterpart: "Han."
Friday Feb 17, 2012
Proportionally fewer same-sex couples are raising children today than in 2006, and their families reflect greater racial/ethnic and socioeconomic diversity than often represented in the media and academic research, according to new analyses.
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