Considering adoption? Here are eight questions you should ask yourself before beginning the process.
A second-parent adoption allows a second parent to adopt a child without the "first parent" losing any parental rights.
These agencies participate in HRC's All Children - All Families project and are committed to welcoming LGBTQ families.
The All Children–All Families project promotes LGBTQ cultural competency among child welfare agencies through innovative resources.
Too many LGBTQ youth come out to family members only to face rejection, hatred, and violence or are forced out of their homes.
HRC discusses the unique experiences of LGBTQ adoptive parents as well as the options for adopting a child.
Every day, more and more LGBTQ people are adopting children who need a good and loving home.
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All Children - All Families: Family Recruitment
An agency that is welcoming and affirming of LGBTQ clients within its policies and practices should specifically target multiple LGBTQ communities in all of its efforts to reach and recruit prospective parents.Read more
All Children - All Families: Staff Advocates
Staff advocates serve as an essential resource to LGBTQ clients who can face barriers and challenges due to their sexual orientation and/or gender identity and expression.Read more
A History of Federal Non-Discrimination Legislation
View a timeline of the legislation that was introduced to protect LGBTQ people from discrimination in the forty years since the first Equality Act.Read more
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