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Dads Claim They're Stuck in 'Hellhole' With Surrogate 'Triplings'

Couple say they were ripped off, have no money to get home; others would beg to differ

(Newser) - Ask David and Nicky Beard about their time in Mexico to bring their newborns home to New Zealand, and they'll tell you they're stuck in a "dangerous ... hellhole" and "third-world" nation they say has left them $190,000 in debt and abandoned by the Cancun surrogacy... More »

Kids Born in 'Sperm Deal' Caught in 4-Parent Fight

Judge says 2 girls are 'irredeemably marred' by feud between gay dads, lesbian moms

(Newser) - What started out as a well-intentioned parenting arrangement has deteriorated into one of the most "bruising and distressing" cases a British family court judge has ever seen, the Telegraph reports. A gay man in a civil partnership decided to donate his sperm to a lesbian friend (also in a... More »

Seattle Tops San Francisco No. 1 City for Gay Couples

It now has highest percentage of any big city, says Census Bureau

(Newser) - Step aside, San Francisco—Seattle now has the highest concentration of gay couple households in the US. According to the Census Bureau, 2.6% of Seattle households are gay couples—the highest percentage among the nation’s top 50 most populous cities. San Francisco (2.5%) and Minneapolis (2.4%)... More »

Gay Couple Sues Airline Over Sex Toy Incident

Toy was removed and taped to top of luggage

(Newser) - A gay couple is suing United Continental Airlines for what they call "extreme and outrageous conduct" concerning a sex toy discovered in their luggage. Virginians Christopher Bridgeman and Martin Borger are seeking damages for emotional distress, invasion of privacy, and negligence in a Texas court. Returning home from a... More »

Episcopal Church Ready to Bless Gay Couples

Ritual would be first offered to same-sex couples by a major denomination

(Newser) - The Episcopal Church is soon expected to become the first major denomination to offer a ritual designed to bless gay couples. If approved, the rite will sure sound a lot like the marriage liturgy, as it features famed phrases like "we are gathered here today" and "I do"... More »

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