LGBT

Tuesday October 20th, 2020

What Makes Three-Parent Families So Special?

The idea of the “traditional” family unit in the United States, with two opposite-sex parents married to each other, changed fundamentally with the legalization of gay […]
Friday July 24th, 2020

Canada Changes the Definition of “Parent”

Canada is the latest country to update its legal framework to recognize and protect modern families. Canadian parents whose children are born abroad through assisted reproduction […]
Saturday March 7th, 2020

Israel to Allow Surrogacy for Same-Sex Couples

In a ruling that serves to illustrate changing attitudes about what constitutes a family, Israel’s Supreme Court issued a unanimous decision recently stating that some of […]
Monday November 18th, 2019

Ireland to Now List Both Same-Sex Parents on Birth Certificates, But There Is One Catch

Same-sex marriage has been legal in Ireland since 2015. However, under current law, same sex couples who become parents are not automatically afforded parental rights. While […]