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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.

New Research: Anti-Gay Laws Promote Poverty

FAMILY | By Sasha Razumikhin | Oct 8
The right to marry is but a small piece of LGBT equality, and new research is now illuminating just how rampant inequality is causing major hurdles to economic well-being for LGBT people.

Euro Disney Gets Bailout As Shares Plummet

FAMILY | By Greg Keller | Oct 6
In Europe, even Mickey Mouse is getting a bailout. The Disney resort on the outskirts of Paris is getting a financial lifeline from owner The Walt Disney Company to handle rising debt and a decline in visitors at a time of economic uncertainty in Europe.

2 White Ohio Women Sue Over Sperm From Black Donor

FAMILY | By Mark Gillespie | Oct 2
An Ohio woman and her partner have sued a Chicago-area sperm bank after she became pregnant with sperm donated by a black man instead of a white man as she'd intended.

In Entangled Property Case, Unmarried Boyfriend Wins

FAMILY | By EDGE | Oct 2
The rights of unmarried gay couples took a step forward this week when a New York court ruled that the boyfriend of deceased "Narnia" film producer Perry Moore would not have to cash out the couple's apartment and give half to Moore's family.

Census Finds More Than a Half Million LGBT Weddings This Decade

FAMILY | By Winnie McCroy | Sep 23
More than a half a million LGBT Americans have married their same-sex partner since marriage equality first allowed them to marry, reports the United States Census Bureau this week.

Utah Anti-Gay Activists Use Photos of Kids as Propaganda

FAMILY | Sep 21
Supporters of same-sex marriage in Utah are condemning opponents they accuse of exploiting the children of same-sex couples by using their photos as propaganda at an anti-gay marriage rally.



Fla. Officials Appealing Marriage Ban Rulings

FAMILY | Sep 13
Florida officials are appealing several court rulings overturning the state's ban on gay marriage.

Ariz. Man: Late Husband 'Would Have Loved to Have Been Here' for Legal Victory

FAMILY | By Jacques Billeaud | Sep 13
"George would have loved to have been here today," the late man's husband said, following an Arizona court victory for marriage equality.