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NCLR Wins Arizona Parentage Case

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contacts:  Lauren Gray, Communications Director lgray@nclrights.org / (215) 983-3099  National Center for Lesbian Rights wins Arizona same-sex parental...


NCLR Applauds Arizona Decision Protecting Children Born to Married Same-Sex Couples

(October 11, 2016)—Today, the Arizona Court of Appeals, Division Two held that Suzan McLaughlin is a legal parent of the...


New Federal Report Shows Increasing Support of Same-Sex Adoptions

(San Francisco, CA, March 17, 2016)—A new report released today by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services shows...


U.S. Supreme Court Unanimously Reverses Alabama’s Refusal to Recognize a Same-Sex Parent Adoption from Georgia

(Washington, DC, March 7, 2016)—Today, the United States Supreme Court unanimously reversed an Alabama Supreme Court decision refusing to recognize a lesbian...


Adoption Advocates, Constitutional Law Scholars, Family Law Experts File Briefs with U.S. Supreme Court in Support of Lesbian Mother from Alabama

(Washington, D.C., December 17, 2015)—A broad range of leading adoption advocates and constitutional and family law scholars and experts filed...


U.S. Supreme Court Grants Lesbian Mother’s Request for Emergency Stay of Alabama Supreme Court Order Denying Recognition of Adoption

(Washington, D.C., December 14, 2015)—Today, the U.S. Supreme Court granted an Alabama lesbian mother’s request for an emergency stay of...


Same-Sex Couples Ask Federal Court to Order Florida State Officials to Treat Them Equally and List Both Parents on their Children’s Birth Certificates

(Tallahassee, FL, December 9, 2015)—Today, the married same-sex couples suing the State of Florida asked a federal court to order...


Alabama Mother Asks Supreme Court to Review Unprecedented Alabama Refusal to Recognize a Same-Sex Parent Adoption from Another State

(Birmingham, AL, November 16, 2015)—Today, a lesbian mother in Alabama asked the U.S. Supreme Court to review an Alabama Supreme...


NCLR and Equality Florida Ask Federal Judge to Order Immediate Issuance of Birth Certificates Acknowledging Same-Sex Spouses as Parents

(Tallahassee, FL, October 16, 2015)—Today, the same-sex couples who filed a federal lawsuit challenging Florida’s refusal to add both of...


CA Governor Signs Landmark Assisted Reproduction Law

(San Francisco, CA, October 7, 2015)—Today, California Governor Jerry Brown signed a bill that updates the state’s assisted reproduction laws...


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