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Stories and information about families, relationships, and children; includes education, parenting, adoption, and other issues

Gay Ugandan couple granted right to stay in Sweden

Two gay men from Uganda are to remain in Sweden in order to ensure their safety, the Swedish Migration Board ruled this week. Swedish resident Jimmy Sserwadda and his partner Lawrence Kaala have claimed to be the first gay couple from Uganda ever to have been legally married.

Ice News
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March 6, 2013

Children as happy with gay parents - research

Children adopted by gay couples are just as happy as those placed with traditional heterosexual families, new research has confirmed. Family experts at Cambridge University say the study disproved the assumption held by some that homosexual couples are not as successful at parenting.

Cambridge News
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March 6, 2013
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GOP vet: Marriage equality ‘generational’

Craig Stowell is the star of a new TV ad put out by the Respect for Marriage Coalition, a new gay rights group that garnered attention recently for another ad that featured such prominent Republicans as Colin Powell, Dick Cheney and Laura Bush speaking in favor of gay marriage.

Politico
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March 6, 2013
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OP-ED: Reading God’s Mind

Jeff Chu was married last September, on the lawn of a house on Cape Cod, against the backdrop of an ivy-covered fence. About 80 people came. His mother and father weren’t among them. His mother sent an e-mail just beforehand, to let him know that she was thinking of him.

The New York Times
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March 5, 2013

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