birth certificates

Friday July 7th, 2017

Arkansas Department of Health to issue same-sex birth certificates

The U.S. Supreme Court overturned an Arkansas law which forced same-sex wives to have a court order to be listed on their children’s birth certificates.    The […]
Thursday April 20th, 2017

Listing same-sex parents on birth certificates in Arkansas moves to U.S. Supreme Court

The legalization of same-sex marriage in 2015 did not address same-sex parenting in the United States. For those couples, the legal gap between marriage and parentage […]
Friday April 15th, 2016

Lesbian Couples Fighting for Right to be Named on Birth Certificates

Last December, Indiana was pulled into the spotlight when two married lesbian couples sued the state’s health commissioner and other government officials for not allowing the […]