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More same-sex couples adopting across country

What would progressive-minded people do without the New York Times? This great newspaper doesn’t shy away from stories that probe deeply and reflect how our country and world are changing.  The news columns are filled with stories about minorities, the poor, … Continue reading

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Arizona, Virginia tell LGBT parents we are not worthy

Wow. You might think that Florida is becoming one of the more progressive states, given the LGBT-unfriendly developments in Virginia and Arizona this week. This story reports the latest bad news from our sister states. A progressive idea in Virginia … Continue reading

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ACLU paves path to adoption by gay man

  If it weren’t for the convictions of Miami resident Martin Gill, the 1977 Florida law banning adoptions by gays and lesbians would not been overturned by an appellate court in September 2010. Florida had the dubious distinction of being … Continue reading

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Adopted son showed others how we can all do better

Maurice Mannion-Vanover was born with AIDS to a crack-addicted mother in 1990. He died Jan. 14 of this year, but his short life was made so much more fuller because of the two gay men who took him in at 3 … Continue reading

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