Birth certificates being revised for same-sex couples’ kids

More than a year after West Virginia officials began issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples, state birth certificates for adopted children still list “mother” and “father” next to the blanks for the parents’ names. Unlike other states that are resisting changing the certificates, the West Virginia Department of Health and…

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NDP want recognition for same-sex parents

Same-sex couples in Ontario say they shouldn’t have to adopt their own children or get a legal declaration of parentage, and hope an NDP bill will modernize some outdated regulations. New Democrat Cheri DiNovo will introduce a private member’s bill this week to make birth registration services available to all…

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