Government refuses to acknowledge legality of couple's marriage, and thus, their child's citizenship
A lower court had previously ruled that an anonymous sperm donor's parental rights trumped those of a lesbian mother
Lower courts relied on two separate Supreme Court cases to find that non-biological parent's rights cannot be ignored
Non-biological mother is asking the court not to recognize her parental rights
Directive follows court orders that same-sex parents have their parental rights recognized
On Wednesday, Lambda Legal, with the support of local lawyer Dianne Ellis, argued before the Mississippi Supreme Court on behalf of a lesbian mother, Chris...
Court found state's birth certificate policy discriminated against same-sex couples
Lawyers representing a lesbian woman who is being denied her parental rights have appealed a lower court’s ruling against her to the Mississippi Supreme Court. The...
Last week, a New York family court issued a decision guaranteeing married lesbian couples the right to engage in second-parent adoptions in order to officially...
Decision provides extra security for children being raised by same-sex couples who don't or cannot marry
A woman who helped raise a son with her former partner will be able to seek visitation rights and sue for joint legal custody, following...