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Texas judge ignores DNA tests, refuses parental rights because gay dads are married

A judge in Texas has refused to list two fathers on the birth certificates of their children because the men are gay. Same-sex couple Jason Hanna and Joe Riggs, who were legally married in Washington, D.C., both have biological children, who share the same surrogate mother. Neither of the men…

Germany will be first European country to recognize babies as gender ‘undetermined’ come November

From 1 November babies born in Germany without clear gender-determining characteristics will be able to be registered Germany will become the first country in Europe to join a small group of nations which recognise a third or “undetermined” sex when registering births, according to a report in the Sueddeutsche Zeitung.…

Florida judge allows three parental names on birth certificate

A judge in Florida allowed the birth certificate of a baby girl to include the names of three parents — two married women and the sperm donor, reported Reuters. After trying fertility clinics a few times, married couple Maria Italiano and Cher Filippazzo asked Italiano’s hair dresser to provide his…

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