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Legislation: Children with More Than Two Parents

STATUS: Victory, California

Most children have at most two parents, but some children have more than two people in their lives who act as the child’s parent in every way. For example, a child raised from birth by a biological mother and a non-biological father may also have a relationship with his or her biological father. In such…

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Legislation: Maryland Marriage Equality

STATUS: Victory, Maryland

H.B. 438 – Civil Marriage Protection Act Helped draft and worked closely with the state legislature to pass a marriage equality bill in Maryland through a strong and diverse coalition of supporters.

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Family & Relationships

Legislation: Equal Access to Fertility

STATUS: Victory, California

AB 2356 allows California fertility service providers to offer people seeking to conceive using a known sperm donor access to certain fertility services on the same terms as different-sex couples. It was authored by Assemblymember Nancy Skinner and co-sponsored by Equality California and the National Center for Lesbian Rights.

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Legislation: Protecting Parent-Child Relationships

STATUS: Pending, California

AB 1349 – California Parentage Bill Helped pass a bill strengthening protections for non-biological parents of children conceived with a known donor in California.

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