Gay couple claims Southwest Airlines discriminated against them

Gay couple claims Southwest Airlines discriminated against them


A gay couple traveling on Southwest Airlines over the weekend said they were discriminated against after they were denied the family pre-boarding option by a Southwest employee at Buffalo Niagara International Airport, WGRZ-TV reported.

Homeless rates for LGBT teens are alarming, but parents can make a difference

Homeless rates for LGBT teens are alarming, but parents can make a difference


Up to 1.6 million young people experience homelessness in America every year. Forty percent of them identify as LGBT.

Team of lawyers create guidebook for LGBT couples in Singapore

Team of lawyers create guidebook for LGBT couples in Singapore


What do you do when you cannot marry your long-term partner but want to buy a home together? If you want to have or adopt children, what are the laws around that?.

In Italy, Confusion and Division Over Same-Sex Parenting

In Italy, Confusion and Division Over Same-Sex Parenting


An Italian court’s decision to recognize two homosexual men as the fathers of twin children has exposed confusion and a deep divide in the country over parenting rights of same-sex couples.



Matt Skallerud's insight:

It was disclosed earlier this week that a court in the northern Italian city of Trento granted the men full rights as parents to their six-year-old twins, who were born in Canada through surrogacy. The gay community hailed the decision—the first to accord full parental rights to a non-biological father—as historic in a country that last year became one of the last in Europe to approve civil unions for gay couples. But the ruling kicked up controversy right away, with the head of the main group opposing the civil-unions bill saying it marked a “sad day for Italy.”