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House Scraps Shielding Agencies that Bar Gay Adoptions

May 27
The Texas House has scrapped - at least for the time being - a measure that would have allowed some child welfare agencies to block gays and same-sex couples from adopting children through them.

Family Equality Council Announces Natl. Foster Care Month

By EDGE | May 21
Family Equality Council has announced its 2015 National Adoption Month Campaign to coincide with the re-introduction of the Every Child Deserves a Family Act in May.

NY Senator Announces Bill to Help Adoptive LGBT Parents

May 18
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand announced a bill Sunday that would remove legal barriers to adoption by lesbian, gay and transgender parents.

Hundreds Attend 'Family Picnic' For San Francisco Archbishop

May 17
Hundreds turned out for a "family support picnic" held for a Northern California religious leader who is the subject of heated debate over policy changes for Catholic high school teachers.

Gay, Gray and on the Way - to SAGE!

By Winnie McCroy | May 15
They don't call it the Golden Years for nothing. For LGBT older people, retirement can be a time to shine, thanks to SAGE, whose comprehensive programs for LGBT people ages 60+ provide a lifeline to their community.

Blogger Perez Hilton Welcomes Baby Daughter Via Surrogate

May 12
Perez Hilton had an extra special Mother's Day: He spent it with his brand-new baby girl.

Mother: Young Daughter Committed Suicide After Being Bullied Over Sexuality

By EDGE | May 11
A mother from Iowa is speaking out about her 12-year-old daughter's suicide, saying that officials from the school she attended did not do enough to prevent bullying, adding that her daughter was targeted because she identified as bisexual.

May is National Foster Care Month

By Suan Stapatyanon, Ph.D. | May 9
Each parent has a different story about their journey that led them to becoming foster parents. Every parent who has fostered a child shares a similar feeling of love and pride in the family they have created.

Voces Latinas HIV Network's 14th Annual Women's Luncheon

By Winnie McCroy | May 6
On May 12, Voces Latinas in collaboration with Queens HIV Care Network will host its 14th Annual Women's Luncheon from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Riccardo's by the Bridge in Long Island City.

Hawaii Bill for Birth Certificate Gender Change Passes

May 6
The Hawaii Legislature passed a bill that could make it a lot easier for transgender people to change their gender on their birth certificates, joining a growing number of states to make the change.

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