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Same Sex Divorce

More Drama In 'Pregnant Man' Divorce

AP | JACQUES BILLEAUD | Posted 01.23.2014 | Divorce

PHOENIX -- An Arizona man who garnered national media attention for giving birth to three children after having a sex-change operation has hit a snag ...

The Depressing Thing Same-Sex Couples Need To Know Before Tying The Knot

Kevin Chern | Posted 12.23.2012 | Divorce
Kevin Chern

Some same-sex couples get married in states where it's legal and then move to states where it's not. What happens if they decide to divorce? What are the legal requirements, and how do they affect gay couples who find themselves in this situation? The legalities are complex.

Why Is Gay Divorce So Complicated?

Robert Hughes, Jr. | Posted 09.09.2012 | Divorce
Robert Hughes, Jr.

The media has been increasingly focused on the legal circumstances of same-sex marriage while overlooking the even more complex situation of same-sex divorce.

Gay Divorce Recognized In New State

AP | BRIAN WITTE | Posted 07.18.2012 | Politics

ANNAPOLIS, Md. — Maryland's highest court ruled Friday that same-sex couples can divorce in the state even though Maryland does not yet permit s...

Why Gay Marrieds Still Face An Uphill Battle

Richard Komaiko | Posted 07.09.2012 | Divorce
Richard Komaiko

Obama's support of same-sex marriage brings gay rights proponents one step closer to the dream of equality in marriage, but it also raises important questions about the legality of gay divorce.

Lesbian Divorce Case Set For Maryland Court Hearing

AP | JESSICA GRESKO | Posted 06.06.2012 | DC

ANNAPOLIS, Md. — Maryland routinely grants divorces for couples who married in other states, and divorces for same-sex couples should be no diff...

Gay Divorce Bill Passes D.C. Council Vote

AP | Posted 03.06.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- City council members in the nation's capital have given final approval to a bill to make easier for gay and lesbian couples who marry in...

I'm Getting A Legal Same-Sex Divorce

Isobel White | Posted 04.18.2012 | Gay Voices
Isobel White

Last week's Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruling on Prop. 8 brought joy and jubilation, and for at least one Californian in a same-sex marriage, a profound sense of disconnect. Why? Because I am getting a 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 03.28.2012 | Gay 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...

Gay Divorce? Texas Says No

AP | JAMIE STENGLE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

DALLAS — After the joy of a wedding and the adoption of a baby came arguments that couldn't be resolved, leading Angelique Naylor to file for di...