Senator Shaheen Reintroduces the Charlie Morgan Military Spouses Equal Treatment Act
Last week, Senator Jeanne Shaheen of New Hampshire re-introduced the Charlie Morgan Military Spouses Equal Treatment Act, federal legislation that would expand access to benefits
Help Us Appeal to the Supreme Court for Marriage Equality
ATTENTION – MICHIGAN, OHIO, KENTUCKY, TENNESSEE FAMILIES! Remember Family Equality Council’s amazing “Voices of Children” amicus briefs, that we filed first in the historic Windsor case
Glancing Back. Hoping Forward.
As the final minutes of 2014 tick away, thoughts come rushing to my mind. Thoughts about the 2014 marriage equality milestones. Thoughts about my wife
Appeals ruling delays this gay couple’s return to Michigan
My day started as it often does — hitting snooze a few too many times, feeding the dogs, packing lunch for my 4-year-old son, Lucas, dropping him off at school before putting
The Hecht-McGowan Family Story
My wife Sharon and I anxiously awaited the arrival of our daughter Sadie and did all of the usual planning – picked out bedding and
Our Forever Family: The Cobb Family Story
I always wanted to adopt. Ever since I was a teenager, I knew that adoption would be something that I would do. I am adopted.
Michigander making a life in Minnesota
The below letter was written by Kent Love-Ramirez in response to an opinion piece featured in Michigan’s Grand Rapids Business Journal. The article
Michigan Marriage Case Focuses on Children
Today, a federal district court in Michigan begins hearing testimony challenging the state’s ban on allowing same-sex couples to marry. Opponents of marriage equality are,
Updated: Marriage Equality is not a fix-all for Adoption
UPDATE: Judge Friedman heard oral arguments in the case on 10/16 and ruled that there were “issues of fact” to be decided and that, consequently,
Celebrating National Coming Out Day With Our Families
National Coming Out Day is a time to celebrate the strength, courage and fortitude of individuals who “come out of the closet” as being different.
Federal Tax Equality
In the Windsor case, the Supreme Court found Section 3 of DOMA unconstitutional because it required the federal government to treat legally married same sex
Is Freedom from Discrimination in Credit on The Horizon?
In early 2012, a Bank of America in Florida denied Patty Snyder a mortgage when she listed her same-sex partner’s mother as her co-signer. The