Finland Legalizes Same-Sex Marriage With 105-92 Vote

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On November 28, Finland became the 12th European nation to legalize same-sex marriage after the Finish Parliament narrowly approved the citizen’s initiative in a 105 to 92 vote. Those against the measure said children need both a mother and father. “This is a question of the future of our children and the whole society, and […]

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Sean Hayes Marries Partner Of Eight Years In Secret Ceremony

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Eight years after dating, Sean Hayes and his partner, music composer Scott Icenogle, have secretly wed. Hayes stirred the pot when he appeared on The Ellen DeGeneres Show wearing a silver band at the end of October. The former Will & Grace star confirmed his marriage on Facebook with a photo of the couple and a caption that read: “Here’s a […]

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10 Things A Gay Parent Should Never Do

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By Henry Amador Working as a Holistic Parenting Coach and especially working with LGBTQ families, I have learned that while many parenting issues are universal and effect all parents, there are indeed issues that arise that are unique to gay parents, and deeper still to gay dads. The following list was compiled from some of […]

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What the U.S. 6th Circuit Court of Appeals Decision Means For Marriage Equality

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By Alexandra Temblador On Thursday, November 6, 2014, the U.S. 6th Circuit Court of Appeals upheld four state’s same-sex marriage bans. This ruling contrasts with four other circuit courts of appeals, the 4th, 7th, 9th, and 10th, who overturned the same-sex marriage bans in their regions. This ruling by the 6th Circuit Court is significant […]

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America: Land of the Free and Home of the Gays

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By Henry Amador My husband and I recently celebrated our fifth wedding anniversary. Our son and I share a birthday around the same date as well, so my family likes to plan a fun and special getaway to commemorate it all. This year we decided to visit our nation’s capital, Washington D.C. It seemed fitting, […]

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Ted Olson: Marriage Equality Has Passed the ‘Point of No Return’

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Republican lawyer and former solicitor general Theodore Olson said in a new interview that he believes America’s same-sex marriage fight has passed “the point of no return.” “I do not believe that the United States Supreme Court could rule that all of those laws prohibiting marriage are suddenly constitutional after all these individuals have gotten […]

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Gay Husband & Dad: Legal Love Rocks!

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By: Henry Amador My husband and I were married on October 10th 2009 in Boston Mass. In the five years that we have been joined, in the 1,826 days that we have lived and loved together, not a single one of those days had been legally recognized by the State that we called home. Not […]

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On The Road (To Gay Daddyhood) Again! Part Three, Hoops, Hurdles and The Matching Game.

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By: Henry Amador I am happy to say that as I write this articles my husband and I have completed the required classes in the MAPP program, Model Approach to Partnerships in Parenting for North Carolina. We received a lovely certificate as our class mates cheered as each of our family names were called. I […]

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Las Vegas Opens Chapel Doors To Same-Sex Couples

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It’s official: Las Vegas just got more fabulous. Tuesday, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals overturned the same-sex marriage ban in Nevada. Due to this, Nevada became part of the 32 states to legalize same-sex marriage.  Clark County will begin accepting marriage applications from same-sex couples on Wednesday, October 8 at 2 p.m. “This is a historic day for Las Vegas and the great state of Nevada,” […]

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