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Same Sex Couples Have More Options ...

Update It went down to the wire but New York passed a gay marriage law. This makes New York the sixth state to legalize same-sex marriage. It remains to be seen ...Read more

Domestic Partnerships What Protecti...

The news was shocking. A Dallas judge granted a divorce to two men who, under Texas law, couldn’t have been married.  How times have changed!  The Dallas judge ru...Read more

Same Sex Date Brings an End to Seni...

Update The Itawamba County School District in rural Mississippi agreed to pay $35,000 to settle a discrimination lawsuit filed the American Civil Liberties Union...Read more

Gay and Lesbian Rights

Gay and Lesbian Rights

What Are the Legal Rights of a Grandparent?

When it comes to making decisions for their children, the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that parents have the final word. But what happens when parents decide that their children should not see or spen ... Read more

The Legal Rights and Responsibilities of a Parent

As a parent, you are used to making decisions for your minor child and taking care of your minor child. As long as all goes well, you probably don't think much about your legal rights and responsibili ... Read more

Raising a Child with Special Needs

Parenting any child can be a challenge. Parenting a child who has physical, developmental or emotional disabilities can multiply these demands tenfold. Among the challenges faced by the parent of a sp ... Read more

Can You Use Deadly Force to Defend Yourself?

You hear someone trying to enter you house at night. You are accosted by a threatening stranger on the street. In these frightening situations, are you allowed to use deadly force to protect yourself? ... Read more

Does the Law Protect People with Autism?

One out of every 88 Americans has been diagnosed with autism, and its prevalence has been rising sharply over the past decade. Autism is four times more common in boys than girls. There is no ... Read more

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Additional Gay and Lesbian Rights Topics