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Parenting

Featured Court Cases & Advocacy

Parenting

Case: Chatterjee v. King

STATUS: Victory, New Mexico

The National Center for Lesbian Rights represented a non-adoptive mother in a successful case establishing that same-sex parents raising children are both recognized as parents under New Mexico law.

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Parenting

Case: Smith v. Quale

STATUS: Victory, California

The National Center for Lesbian Rights successfully represented a non-biological mother who petitioned for parental rights of her twins after her former partner restricted access to her children.

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Featured Policy & Legislation

Parenting

Legislation: Children with More Than Two Parents

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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Parenting

Legislation: Equal Access to Fertility

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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Press Releases

Parenting

November 8, 2013

Same-Sex Couples File Federal Lawsuit Seeking the Freedom to Marry in Idaho

Parenting

October 4, 2013

Governor Signs Bill Protecting Children Who Have More Than Two Legal Parents

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