This is amazing and so awesome that he’s taking things in a new direction.
As a 19-year-old University of Iowa engineering student, Zach Wahls stood before the Iowa House of Representatives and gave an impassioned speech defending his two lesbian mothers. A video of the speech went viral, amassing millions of views.
Seven years later, Wahls is hoping to occupy a seat in the very chamber where he made his viral plea. The 26-year-old got one step closer to his goal on Tuesday when he secured the Democratic nomination for Iowa Senate District 37.
This is absolutely heartbreaking. For anyone, certainly, but doubly so because same sex couples cannot have biological children with one another. A third party is always involved at some level. The women’s attorney was incompetent to say the least.
There’s really no good outcome for such a horrifying story as the one a female couple in Iowa endured when the baby they were in the process of adopting — who’d lived with them for three months — was reclaimed by his biological parents only to die at the hands of his birth father. The couple, Rachel and Heidi McFarland, who sued their former lawyer Jason Rieper in 2014, alleging he acted negligently in failing to compel the child’s birth mother to sign a release-of-custody document, was awarded $3.25 million in damages last week, according to People.
Hello Lovelies! I have to say that this is the most beautiful story I’ve read in a while and I’m struggling not to cry. These women waited 72 years to marry. What a beautiful thing!!! A photo of these lovely women is on the link.
Boyack, 91, and Dubes, 90, held hands during the intimate ceremony, during which Rev. Linda Hunsaker reportedly told the couple, “This is a celebration of something that should have happened a very long time ago.”
Friend Jerry Yeast agreed, telling the Times: “I’ve known these two women all my life, and I can tell you, they are special. This is a very special day for all of us.”