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Alabama Public Television Won't Run 'Arthur' Gay Wedding

Alabama Public Television Won't Run 'Arthur' Gay Wedding

May 21
Alabama Public Television has chosen not to air an episode of the PBS children's show "Arthur" because it included a same-sex wedding.

1 Year After Wedding: Harry and Meghan Have New Home, Son

1 Year After Wedding: Harry and Meghan Have New Home, Son

May 18
It's been an eventful first year of marriage for Prince Harry and the former Meghan Markle, now known formally as the Duchess of Sussex.

MTV Launches 'Save Our Moms' Campaign to Combat Mortality

MTV Launches 'Save Our Moms' Campaign to Combat Mortality

May 9
MTV is launching a campaign aimed at stemming the rise of maternal mortality in the U.S.

FTC Urged by Child Advocates to Investigate Amazon's Alexa

FTC Urged by Child Advocates to Investigate Amazon's Alexa

By Matt O'Brien | May 9
Amazon met with skepticism from some privacy advocates and members of Congress last year when it introduced its first kid-oriented voice assistant, along with brightly colored models of its Echo Dot speaker designed for children.

Financial Planning When A Family Member Has Special Needs

Financial Planning When A Family Member Has Special Needs

By Sarah Skidmore Sell | May 9
Financial planning is daunting enough, but it becomes more complicated and critical when you have a child or family member with special needs.

California Overhauls Sex Education Guidance for Teachers

California Overhauls Sex Education Guidance for Teachers

By Adam Beam | May 9
California has overhauled its sex education guidance for public school teachers, encouraging them to talk about gender identity with kindergartners and give advice to LGBT teenagers for navigating relationships and having safe sex.

Tennessee Spikes Bill Allowing LGBT Adoption Refusals

Tennessee Spikes Bill Allowing LGBT Adoption Refusals

By Kimberlee Kruesi | May 1
Tennessee lawmakers on Tuesday spiked a proposal that would have allowed faith-based adoption agencies to refuse to place children with gay parents and other families because of their religious beliefs.

UN: No Screen Time for Babies; only 1 Hour for Kids Under 5

UN: No Screen Time for Babies; only 1 Hour for Kids Under 5

By Anne D'Innocenzio | Apr 26
The World Health Organization has issued its first-ever guidance for how much screen time children under 5 should get: Not very much, and none at all for those under 1.

Meet Mayor Pete's Husband, Chasten Buttigieg

Meet Mayor Pete's Husband, Chasten Buttigieg

By Kilian Melloy | Apr 24
Mayor Pete has not been coy about the fact that he is gay, and he has been equally forthright about his status as a happily married man. But just who is his husband, Chasten Buttigieg?

Court Sides with Philly Over Same-Sex Parents in Foster Care

Court Sides with Philly Over Same-Sex Parents in Foster Care

By Mark Scolforo | Apr 23
Philadelphia city government can require that contractor Catholic Social Services does not discriminate against same-sex couples in its foster care program, a federal appeals court ruled Monday.

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