Monthly Archives: November 2016

Ontario Passes Equal Parenting Law




This marks another win for fathers and LGBT families around the world Ontario just passed a legislation that gives equal parenting rights to all parents regardless of whether they come from an LGBTQ family, are straight, whether their children were … Continue reading






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Kuwaiti Mother Loses Custody of Her Kids for Smoking Shisha




Court claims smoking made her unfit to be a mother A woman in Kuwait has lost custody of her children because she was accused of spending hours outside her home smoking. According to Thomson Reuters, the Family Court claimed that … Continue reading






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Israel to Give Father Legal Parity with Mothers




Current law gave mothers custody of the children if an agreement is not reached between the parents An Israeli child custody law is being amended to give fathers legal parity with mothers in cases concerning custody of young children reports … Continue reading






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Judge Denies Lesbian Custody Because 2 Women Can’t Make a Child




Mississippi woman denied custody rights over a child because of her gender Christina Strickland divorced her wife in 2013. She was refused custody of her youngest child, a 5 year old boy because of her gender reports Wapt News. According … Continue reading






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Same Sex Couples Can Now Adopt in Queensland




Single people also allowed to adopt under new law   Screengrab Vimeo Queensland Parliament passed a legislation that would allow same sex couples, singles and people undergoing fertility treatment to adopt. Despite opposition of clauses that expanded eligibility criteria to singles … Continue reading






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Germany to Fine Imams Officiating Child Marriages




Ministry also considering banning child marriages Germany is proposing to fine imams found officiating marriages of people under the age of 16 reports RT. Imams will be charged of fines up to $1100. The German Interior Ministry is also looking … Continue reading






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