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Gay Marriage: The Right to Be Miserable, Too

Stann Givens | Posted 02.10.2015 | Divorce
Stann Givens

In the first week of January, Florida joined 35 other states in legalizing same-sex marriage. This has been met with a celebration by many couples who have now finally experienced their marriage ceremonies after years of waiting. Another thing happened that day -- same-sex spouses in Florida filed for divorce.

Jane Lynch: 'With Gay Marriage Is Going To Come Gay Divorce'

The Huffington Post | Kira Brekke | Posted 01.07.2015 | Divorce

Jane Lynch doesn't have much to say about the implications of her divorce from Lara Embry last October. In a conversation with HuffPost Live's Al...

Kimmel Shows Why Being Anti-Gay Divorce Doesn't Make Any Sense

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 10.15.2014 | Comedy

Those against gay marriage are up in arms over an even more sacred institution being encroached upon by same sex couples: divorce. On Tuesday night...

8 Tips to Dating a Single Gay Dad

Jon Raj | Posted 11.03.2014 | Gay Voices
Jon Raj

After I divorced my husband, I was not very interested in going out and meeting guys. My priority was to take stock of my situation and figure out how I was going to proceed with my life -- adjusting to being a single dad.

'Pregnant Man' Has Right To Divorce Wife, Arizona Court Says

Reuters | Posted 10.14.2014 | Divorce

By David Schwartz PHOENIX, Aug 13 (Reuters) - A transgender man who made headlines by giving birth to three children can divorce his w...

Why You Shouldn't Buy My Gay Wedding Book

David Toussaint | Posted 07.11.2014 | Gay Voices
David Toussaint

Let's be clear: I hope that my last wedding book, The Gay Couple's Guide to Wedding Planning, goes on to sell a zillion copies and people refer to ...

Gay Bishop Announces Divorce

Religion News Service | Sarah Pulliam Bailey | Posted 05.05.2014 | Religion

(RNS) Bishop Gene Robinson, whose 2003 election as the first openly gay Episcopal bishop rocked Anglican Communion, has announced his divorce from his...

The Right to Gay Divorce

Lara Lillibridge | Posted 06.09.2014 | Gay Voices
Lara Lillibridge

Marriage is not just about tax benefits, social security, or health care rights. It's not just flowers and heart-shaped balloons. Marriage is also about having a legal means to end the relationship.

Johnny Weir Forced Me Out Of The Closet, Estranged Husband Claims

Posted 03.25.2014 | Gay Voices

In the latest twist in what's quickly becoming an ugly divorce case, Victor Voronov claims husband Johnny Weir was unfaithful and demanding during the...

Johnny Weir's Husband Makes Surprise Claim About Impending Divorce

Posted 03.20.2014 | Gay Voices

Johnny Weir made headlines yesterday after he confirmed on Twitter that he and his husband, Victor Weir-Voronov, had separated. Now, however, Wei...

It's Splitsville For Johnny Weir And His Hubby

Posted 03.20.2014 | Gay Voices

Johnny Weir and his husband, Victor Weir-Voronov, have separated. The Olympic figure skating star and reality TV veteran, 29, took to Twitter to c...

The Do's And Don'ts Of Gay Divorce

Posted 02.14.2014 | Gay Voices

By Laura Miolla For Not too long ago, while driving in the car, my 5-year-old son told me about two of his classmates that got "marr...

It's Never Too Late to Reconnect a Blended Family

Colleen Logan, Ph.D. | Posted 04.02.2014 | Gay Voices
Colleen Logan, Ph.D.

"Other Mothers," keep your hearts open. Your job is a tough one and filled with pain. But continuing to open your heart to your children -- no matter how you define "your" -- is well worth the risk.

5 Tips for Managing the Logistics of Same-Sex Parenting of Blended Families

Colleen Logan, Ph.D. | Posted 02.11.2014 | Gay Voices
Colleen Logan, Ph.D.

Here are some ideas and examples from my dissolved and reconstituted same-sex-parents-headed family that can help parents in different households avoid feeling like one is "primary" and the other is, well, "other."

Same-Sex Couples Are Ready to Get Married, but Maybe Not Divorced

Colleen Logan, Ph.D. | Posted 02.05.2014 | Gay Voices
Colleen Logan, Ph.D.

I'd like to think that gay and lesbian marriages are different, held together just a little more tightly by an extra dose of fairy dust and pink unicorn karma, but, alas, I don't think that's true.

Lila Shapiro

More And More Gay People Can Get Married ... But Can They Divorce? | Lila Shapiro | Posted 01.23.2014 | Gay Voices

When Lauren Beth Czekala-Chatham and her girlfriend traveled from their home state of Mississippi to San Francisco in the summer of 2008 to tie the kn...

The Latest Gay Rights Battle Facing Same-Sex Partners

AP | DAVID CRARY and HOLBROOK MOHR | Posted 01.23.2014 | Divorce

HERNANDO, Miss. (AP) — Lauren Beth Czekala-Chatham wants to force Mississippi, one of the America's most conservative states, to recognize her same-...

Why Are Gays and Lesbians Still Forced to Adopt Our Own Children?

Colleen Logan, Ph.D. | Posted 01.23.2014 | Gay Voices
Colleen Logan, Ph.D.

The time is now to extend presumptive parenthood to both members of a lesbian relationship when it can be shown that the child was planned, conceived and welcomed into an intact (even if struggling) relationship.

How Far Is Too Far When Seeking Time With Kids Post-Divorce?

Colleen Logan, Ph.D. | Posted 01.23.2014 | Gay Voices
Colleen Logan, Ph.D.

When does your craving for time with your child cross the line? And does it matter? Here are a handful of my own experiences -- my attempts to be the equal mother that I once was in my child's life. Over the line? Interference or equal opportunity? You decide.

What Makes a Mother 'Primary'?

Colleen Logan, Ph.D. | Posted 01.23.2014 | Gay Voices
Colleen Logan, Ph.D.

I've been writing here about the experience of being the "other mother" for just about a month now. What is the "other mother"? How does the role develop, and where does it lead?

5 Signs You're the 'Other' Mother

Colleen Logan, Ph.D. | Posted 01.23.2014 | Gay Voices
Colleen Logan, Ph.D.

My romantic assumption was that as women and as lesbians, my ex-partner and I could navigate a breakup more cleanly than a heterosexual couple could, that we could split the kids equally and fairly. So how did I find myself in the role of the secondary, or "other," mother?

The Perils of Heterosexual Rights

Colleen Logan, Ph.D. | Posted 01.23.2014 | Gay Voices
Colleen Logan, Ph.D.

Since fighting to be included in the heteronormative model of marriage and then being steamrolled by the heteronormative model of divorce, I've been fighting these systems from the perspective of the "other" mother.

This Woman Wants A Divorce, But Her State Has To Recognize Her Gay Marriage First

AP | HOLBROOK MOHR | Posted 11.27.2013 | Gay Voices

JACKSON, Miss. — A woman is asking the conservative state of Mississippi to recognize her out-of-state gay marriage so that she can get a divorc...

Hidden Costs of Federal Marriage Benefits to Same-Sex Couples

Deborah Widiss | Posted 11.05.2013 | Gay Voices
Deborah Widiss

Same-sex couples who travel out of state to marry (and thus access federal rights) may learn later that the benefits come with hidden costs, including an inability to divorce. The reason? Many states refuse to recognize same-sex marriages even to dissolve them. This price is too high to justify.

Will This Divorce Make History?

Posted 08.07.2013 | Divorce

As gay couples in Minnesota counted down the days until August 1 so they could tie the knot, one couple was looking forward to the legalization of sam...