By Michael Bronski Image from Flickr user Laverrue As we move into LGBTQ Pride month we are being met with a deluge of public discussions, events, breaking news stories, and potentially groundbreaking legal decisions that impact not only the queer...
Two cases being argued before the Supreme Court this week have the potential to tip the judicial scales in favor of greater legal equality for LGBT families.
Nancy Polikoff explains why she wants the argument for marriage equality to be more about equality, less about marriage.
A new article from a famed expert in child development outlines that what really matters to kids is the relationships with their parents and caregivers, not the number or gender of same.
One of the groups affected by the end of Don't Ask Don't Tell: children with a gay service member for a parent.
A selection of excerpts from new and backlist Beacon LGBT titles.
It's been seven years since the first marriage licenses were handed out to same-sex couples in Massachusetts. Amie Klempnauer Miller, Nancy Polikoff, and Karen Kahn talk about what has changed and what challenges lie ahead.
Nancy Polikoff calls for laws that support all parents, not just married ones.
Links to analysis and a roundup of Beacon titles on LGBT rights.
Most married same-sex couples think they have little in common with the hippie communes of the 1960's and 70's, but Nancy Polikoff looks at a Supreme Court decision that benefited both.
Things get complicated for same-sex couples filling out the Census forms. Nancy Polikoff looks at the many options for answering the government's questions.
Several Beacon Press books have made it onto Holiday gift-giving lists. Here's a quick look at a handful of them. You can get 20% off any of these titles, or any other Beacon Press book, at the Beacon Press website...
Second-parent adoption has proved a powerful legal device for gay and lesbian families, but is it really fair to make a parent adopt their own child?
How do we define family relationships in regard to giving caregivers leave from work? Nancy Polikoff looks at what she thinks is the fairest option.
The author of Beyond (Straight and Gay) Marriage looks at recent advances in family law that can help all gay and lesbian parents.
Nancy Polikoff discusses marriage law in Israel, and how a push for civil marriage may exclude many families.