Utah Supreme Court Lifts Hold On Same-Sex Adoptions

Utah’s Supreme Court lifted its stay on same-sex adoptions Thursday, two weeks after the state dropped its legal fight over the issue. In May, the state’s high court placed a hold on several district judges’ rulings that ordered the Utah Department of Health to issue birth certificates to same-sex couples Continue Reading

Vatican Tests the Waters Regarding Homosexuality & Same Sex Couples

(Reuters) – In a dramatic shift in tone, a Vatican document said on Monday that homosexuals had “gifts and qualities to offer” and asked if Catholicism could accept gays and recognize positive aspects of same-sex couples. The document, prepared after a week of discussions at an assembly of 200 bishops Continue Reading

LDS Church Responds to Latest Supreme Court Decision On Marriage Rights

The leadership of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints have issued an official statement, via the Mormon Newsroom, in response to yesterday’s Supreme Court decision stating the Court will not hear any reviews of same-sex marriage cases, effectively bringing ‪‎marriage equality‬ to five more states. “Salt Lake City — The Continue Reading

Texas Woman Denied New Driver’s License Over Name Change via Same-Sex Marriage

Connie Wilson, who recently relocated from California to Texas with her wife , says the state’s Department of Public Safety refused to issue her a vehicle driver’s license simply because her last name was changed via a same-sex marriage. Upon marrying her partner of nine years in the state of Continue Reading