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Birth Certificates Still Do Not Reflect Same-Sex Spouses

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

It has now been more than a year since the U.S. Supreme Court’s historic ruling gave same-sex couples the right to marry in the state of Florida. For Florida residents, however, that ruling has been bittersweet; although same-sex couples can marry, the State of Florida still refuses to place the names of both parents… Read More »

Florida Legislature Looks to Modernize Birth Certificates

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Along with the legalization of same-sex marriages has come a tremendous shift in the traditional labels that state forms and other legal documents use to designate parents and their children. In response, some state legislators are looking to modernize Florida’s birth certificates in recognition of the fact that not all families fit the traditional… Read More »