Do Girlfriends and Boyfriends have Rights to Your Child?


For the gay press, this case is about discrimination against a gay "mother" who never adopted a non-biological child.

For the rest of us it raises the question: what happens when the law gives romantic partners legal rights over our children?

Lambda Legal: "Today the Ohio Supreme Court heard arguments in Lambda Legal's case defending Michele Hobbs, a lesbian mother who was denied access to her child when she and her former partner, the biological mother, ended their relationship."