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Why Every Girl Should (Literally) Count

Tiffany Taylor | Posted 04.04.2014 | Impact
Tiffany Taylor

Millions of girls across the world today are being fundamentally overlooked in their communities because they are denied the opportunity to be registered at birth.

What They Usually Don't Tell You About Adoption

Craig Giesecke | Posted 03.10.2014 | Parents
Craig Giesecke

So much of who we are is made up of our experiences and the people we've known. But I can't help but think the picture would be more complete if I knew more about the events leading up to June 19, 1954.

This Baby Is The First In British Columbia To Have 3 Parents Listed On Her Birth Certificate

The Huffington Post | Tyler McCarthy | Posted 02.11.2014 | Parents

A Vancouver newborn has become the first child in British Columbia, Canada, to have three parents listed on an official birth certificate. Della Wo...

Big Lessons That Transcend the Movie: There Are Philomenas All Around Us

Adam Pertman | Posted 03.29.2014 | Entertainment
Adam Pertman

The reality is that during the mid-20th century and beyond, severe religious, social and familial stigmas against unwed motherhood were the norm far beyond Ireland.

Friday Talking Points -- The Dog That Didn't Bark, and Herding Stupid Insane Cats

Chris Weigant | Posted 10.23.2013 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Dog-lovers will have to wait for their portion of that headline until the awards part of the column; but as for the cats, I was struck this week by a funny comment on an article I was reading on the continuing civil war within the Republican Party.

Ted Cruz Releases His Birth Certificate

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 08.19.2013 | Politics

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) released his birth certificate on Sunday in an effort to curb speculation that he is ineligible to run for president. The ...

Equal Rights for All: It's Finally Time for Adopted People, Too

Adam Pertman | Posted 06.01.2013 | Politics
Adam Pertman

As our country has focused enormous attention in recent days on the rights of one minority, gay men and lesbians, we continue (alas) to give short-shrift to the decades-long effort to achieve equality for millions of people in another segment of our population: Americans who were adopted into their families.

Unbelievable Family Secret Revealed

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 11.28.2012 | Parents

A Brazilian girl was placed with a foster family when it was discovered her mother raised her as a boy for two years before an aunt discovered the tru...

Arpaio Birther Move Defeated

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 06.22.2012 | Politics

Arizona taxpayers will have to foot the bill for Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio's quest for President Barack Obama's birth certificate. The con...

High Court Smacks Down Birthers

AP | Posted 06.12.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court has refused to hear an appeal challenging President Barack Obama's U.S. citizenship and his eligibility to serve as co...

WATCH: Temptations Song Gets Birther Parody

Posted 06.01.2012 | Comedy

Last time Donald Trump was in the news questioning whether President Obama was born in the U.S., he was publicly rebuffed when Obama's birth certifica...

Dem's Surprising Birth Certificate Remark

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 05.30.2012 | Politics

A former Democratic governor of New York said that President Barack Obama "got away with it" if he was not born in the United States. On his radio ...

Jon Ward

Donald Trump Can't Be Controlled, Causes Major Headache For Mitt Romney

HuffingtonPost.com | Jon Ward | Posted 05.30.2012 | Politics

LAS VEGAS -- "He doesn't want to talk about it." Or so said Michael Cohen, Donald Trump's spokesman, on the question of where President Obama was ...

WATCH: Donald Trump Goes On Epic Birther Rant

The Huffington Post | Melissa Jeltsen | Posted 05.29.2012 | Politics

Donald Trump is determined to have "birtherism" front and center in the 2012 presidential election, calling it the "most important thing" just hours b...

John Celock

Lawmakers Pass Stricter Voter Reg Law For 2012

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 05.08.2012 | Politics

The Republican-controlled Kansas House of Representatives voted Tuesday to pass legislation requiring proof of citizenship for voter registration star...

You're Never too Old for Love

Laverne H. Bardy | Posted 06.15.2012 | Fifty
Laverne H. Bardy

We met online. He was from West Virginia; I'm from New Jersey. He was looking for Happily Ever After. I was looking for something to do Saturday nights.

John Celock

GOP Lawmaker Says 'Higher Authority' Should Determine Obama Citizenship

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 04.05.2012 | Politics

A Republican lawmaker in New Jersey said that a speech he attended Tuesday night left him doubting President Barack Obama's citizenship and he believe...

Another Obama Birther Joke

AP | Posted 12.30.2011 | Politics

DES MOINES, Iowa -- One of Mitt Romney's sons has an answer for those who say his father should release his tax returns. He jokes that President Barac...

Court Reaches Decision On Birther Lawsuit

AP | PAUL ELIAS | Posted 02.21.2012 | Politics

SAN FRANCISCO — The so-called birther movement was dealt another legal blow Thursday when a federal appeals court tossed out a lawsuit challengi...

Trump Demands Obama's Placenta

Paul Abrams | Posted 01.03.2012 | Comedy
Paul Abrams

TV talk show host Donald Trump said that President Obama's birth certificate was insufficient proof he was born in America. "Anyone can invent a long form", said Trump. "It is just a piece of paper. We Americans need his placenta".

The Rebirth of Birtherism! Perry & Trump's Unracist Thinking

Katie Halper | Posted 12.28.2011 | Comedy
Katie Halper

Birthers are marginalized as racists. But when it comes to Perry and Trump, race-card dealers are barking up the wrong tree. Just ask Donald Trump, who is keenly aware of his excellent rapport with black people.

Jon Ward

Perry: 'I May Get To Be A Good Debater'

HuffingtonPost.com | Jon Ward | Posted 12.28.2011 | Politics

CONCORD, N.H. -- Rick Perry said Friday that he does not regret keeping the birther issue alive and soft-pedaled reports that he will skip future Repu...

Friday Talking Points [168] -- Zombie Attack!

Chris Weigant | Posted 07.20.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Now all Americans can breathe a huge sigh of relief because the Centers for Disease Control just posted instructions so we can all adequately prepare for "Zombie Armageddon."

Donald Trump's Not Running; But Trumpism Still Is

Cliff Schecter | Posted 07.16.2011 | Media
Cliff Schecter

Trump may have just "dropped out" of the Presidential race, but who he is and what he represents in our culture is as important as ever.

Obama's Kindergarten Paintings Found!

Katie Halper | Posted 07.05.2011 | Comedy
Katie Halper

2011-05-05-elephant.jpgHow could Obama make such a realistic looking elephant you ask? It's easy when you're raised surrounded by them... in Kenya.