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Same Sex Divorce

What Divorce Taught Me About Marriage

Emma Wilhelm | Posted 04.10.2012 | Divorce
Emma Wilhelm

In order to get divorced, I traveled back to the Midwestern college town where I'd lived for a year with my soon-to-be ex. I hadn't put down substantial roots there in a year's time, but I'd made some friends, including a nice couple from my church who let me stay with them for a few nights.

Gay Divorce: How the Collaborative Family Law Model Can Help Parting LGBT Couples

Angie Bain | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Angie Bain

One of the many unjust results of a state legal system that refuses to recognize and validate a same-sex marriage or civil union is the absence of a binding structure and system for dissolving a fractured same-sex couple.

Same-Sex Divorce Bill Advances In D.C. Council

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.12.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- As Maryland lawmakers prepare to tackle the issue of marriage equality in new legislative session, the District of Columbia is thinking ...

Transgender Man Wins Divorce Dispute

Frederick Hertz | Posted 01.31.2012 | Divorce
Frederick Hertz

As difficult as it can be for lesbian or gay same-sex couples to get married in most states these days -- let alone get divorced when their relationships go awry -- the marriage and divorce obstacles facing transgender men and women are even greater.

Do Same-Sex Couples REALLY Split Less Than Straight Ones?

Frederick Hertz | Posted 01.23.2014 | Divorce
Frederick Hertz

The Williams Institute, a prestigious gay-legal think tank located at the University of California Los Angeles, has just released some fascinating statistics.

Same-Sex Divorce Barrier Lifted In CA Courts

Frederick Hertz | Posted 12.12.2011 | Divorce
Frederick Hertz

One of the nastiest dimensions of the battle over same-sex marriage has been the lack of access to divorce courts for same-sex married couples that reside in non-recognition states.

Wyoming Opens the Doors to Same-Sex DIvorce

Frederick Hertz | Posted 08.09.2011 | Divorce
Frederick Hertz

In an important ruling by its state Supreme Court, Wyoming has reversed a lower court's refusal to hear a petition by a lesbian couple seeking to end the marriage they entered into in Canada.

Gay Marriage Advocates Divorcing

sanfrancisco.cbslocal.com | Posted 08.08.2011 | Divorce

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS 5) -- One of the leading couples in the effort to legalize same-sex marriage in California is divorcing. Molly McKay and Davina ...

Illinois Couple Files For Same-Sex Divorce On Civil Union Day

Posted 08.02.2011 | Chicago

As couples gathered in Millennium Park for a mass civil union ceremony on Thursday, one gay couple in Peoria, Ill. found themselves making another kin...