Lesbian woman sues US sperm bank after giving birth to a mixed-race child

Supreme Court Takes No Immediate Action On Gay Marriage

October 2014 Issue

Louisiana judge rules in favor of the freedom to marry, 40th victory since June ‘13

October 2014 Issue

This month… Mary Lambert is harnessing the power of vulnerability; Halloween HERstyle with quick and easy facemasks; Annie Lennox on…

Federal Court Refuses To Delay Virginia Gay Marriage Ruling

Tie the Knot

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A federal appeals court has denied a request to delay its ruling striking down Virginia’s same-sex marriage ban. A panel of the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond on Wednesday denied the request by a county court clerk in northern Virginia to stay the decision while it is appealed…

Robin Williams’ Final Instagram Shows Touching Family Photo

Robin Williams' Final Instagram Shows Touching Family Photo

Robin Williams, the beloved actor who died of an apparent suicide Monday, posted a touching photograph on Instagram two weeks earlier that showed him holding his daughter, Zelda Rae Williams, when she was a young child:   Williams, who was 63 years old, is survived by three children: Zachary, 31; Zelda, 25, and Cody, 22. Zelda is also…

Relive Robin Williams’ Glorious 1998 Oscar Speech For ‘Good Will Hunting’

Robin Williams

The news of Robin Williams’ death has conjured a bounty of memories regarding the beloved actor’s life. One of his crowning moments came in 1998, when he collected the Best Supporting Actor Oscar for his turn as psychotherapist Sean Maguire in “Good Will Hunting.” He’d been nominated three times previously, for “Good Morning, Vietnam” (1987), “Dead Poets Society” (1989)…

Utah Gay Couples Ask Supreme Court to Hear Appeal

Supreme Court

Even though they scored a key victory in federal appellate court, attorneys for three Utah gay and lesbian couples said Thursday they plan to ask the U.S. Supreme Court to take Utah’s appeal of a favorable gay marriage ruling. It is vital that justices weigh in about whether state same-sex marriage bans violate the Constitution…

Third Pro-Equality Marriage Ruling Out of Florida

Today, a judge in Broward County ruled for the first time that the state of Florida must recognize same-sex marriages conducted out-of-state. This is the third pro-equality ruling out of Florida state court in the past month, with judges in Miami-Dade and Monroe counties issuing strong rulings in July. The female plaintiff in this case,…