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April 2015

Florida Legislature Overturns Ban on Gay Adoptions

The big headline from Florida recently was that the state legislature overturned a law preventing gay or lesbian people from adopting. In fact, the legislation in question was a broader bill that restored popular cash […]

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March 2015

Dolce & Gabbana Celebrate Mothers, But Only the ‘Right Kind’

It’s hard to imagine what Italian fashion designers Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana were thinking when they not only spoke out against gay adoption but spoke of the children born via assisted reproductive technology in […]

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Dissension Lingers as U.S. Supreme Court Prepares for Marriage Equality Hearing

As the U.S. Supreme Court prepares to open hearings April 28 on the constitutionality of same-sex marriage bans in four states, a handful of contrarian holdouts continues to fuel the drama.
The Supreme Court has said […]

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February 2015

ECHR Condemns Italy for Removing Child Born via Surrogacy Abroad

In its most recent ruling on families formed via assisted reproductive technology, the European Court of Human Rights has condemned Italian authorities for removing a child born to an Italian couple via surrogacy in Russia […]

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Mitochondrial DNA Transfer Holds Hope for Women with Genetic Disorders

Britain’s Parliament voted this week to allow strictly limited use of a new fertility treatment that would allow women with a certain type of genetic disorder to become mothers without danger of passing the often […]

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