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With Gay Marriage Comes Question: I Do or I Don't

FAMILY | By John Rogers | Friday Oct 24, 2014
When gay marriage became legal in Pennsylvania earlier this year, Elissa Goldberg was ready to say "I do." Her longtime partner's reaction, however, was "I'm not so sure."

ACLU: Kansas Court Hearing on Gay Marriage is Off

FAMILY | Oct 24
An American Civil Liberties Union attorney says a federal judge in Kansas has canceled a hearing scheduled Friday in the group's lawsuit challenging the state's ban on gay marriage.

Audio Surfaces of Potty-Mouthed Bristol Palin's Account of Drunken Brawl

FAMILY | By Bobby McGuire | Oct 22
An audio account of the Palin family drunken brawls shows that daughter Bristol is more comfortable with the "f-bomb" than the paso doble.

Rome Mayor Defiantly Registers 16 Gay Marriages

FAMILY | By Nicole Winfield | Oct 18
The gay marriage debate arrived within walking distance of the Vatican on Saturday as Rome's mayor registered 16 gay marriages celebrated abroad in open defiance of Italy's government.

Arizona Joins Other States in Allowing Gay Unions

FAMILY | By Jacques Billeaud | Oct 18
Gay marriage became legal in Arizona on Friday, and same-sex couples lined up to marry at the courthouse in downtown Phoenix.

Same-Sex Adoption Now Legal in Virginia

FAMILY | By John Riley | Oct 18
Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D) on Friday issued a bulletin to local social service divisions throughout the commonwealth that adoption between same-sex spouses is both legal and recognized as valid in the state.

NC High School Cancels Play Featuring Same-Sex Couple

FAMILY | By Winnie McCroy | Oct 15
Students at a North Carolina high school are seeing red over their principal's decision to shut down their current production of "Almost, Maine," a romantic comedy by John Cariani that depicts multiple love stories, including one between two men.

Facebook, Apple Pay for Egg Freezing, Sperm Donors

FAMILY | By Barbara Ortutay | Oct 15
Silicon Valley's biggest companies have long offered cushy perks to attract top talent and keep workers happy logging scores of hours on the job.

Pat Robertson Condemns the 'Demonic Revelry' of Trick-or-Treat

FAMILY | By Bobby McGuire | Oct 14
Citing examples of ancient druids and murdered sheep, Pat Robertson is warning parents not to allow their kids to take part in trick-or-treating this Halloween.

Alaska Will Issue Marriage Licenses to Gay Couples

FAMILY | By Mark Thiessen | Oct 13
Alaska will begin accepting marriage applications from same-sex couples Monday after a federal judge struck down the state's ban on gay marriage - the nation's first such prohibition approved by voters.

Police Report Released With Details of Palin Family Drunken Brawl

FAMILY | By Bobby McGuire | Oct 10
A police report that is equal parts "Rashomon" and "WrestleMania," detailing the events surrounding the drunken brawl involving Sarah Palin's family, was released by police in Anchorage, Alaska, Thursday.