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New Study Shows Social Networks Prevent Stigma for LGBT Youth

By EDGE | Jul 3
A new study from the Family Acceptance Project shows that the role of family, peers and community support make a difference in overall adjustment and well-being.

Duggar Daughter Dillard Creates Ministry for Distance

By EDGE | Jun 27
What do you do if your meal ticket is in danger of being revoked because your brother/brother-in-law's molestation scandal put the family's reality show in jeopardy? If your names are Jill and Derick Dillard, you open a ministry.

Family Acceptance Strongest Predictor Of Well-Being

By EDGE | Jun 25
A new study from the Family Acceptance Project examined the role of family, peers and community support during adolescence on positive adjustment and well-being in LGBT young adults.

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.

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