Review adoption FAQs and tips for finding agencies that are inclusive of LGBTQ families.
Learn the basics of the surrogacy process including considerations for choosing a surrogate and legal issues.
Read through helpful LGBTQ-inclusive resources for parents, educators and school administrators:
Get the language and information you need to talk about LGBTQ family issues with kids in an age appropriate way.
HRC’s All Children – All Families project promotes LGBTQ cultural competency among child welfare agencies.
HRC’s Glossary of Terms is a valuable guide, providing words and meanings to help make conversations easier and more comfortable.
HRC works to secure legal equality, fairness and respect for LGBTQ couples and our children.
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Getting Expert Support and Care for Gender-Expansive Children
When a child shows signs of distress about their gender, or a family feels they could use more support in raising a gender-expansive child, it's a good idea to connect with a mental health or medical provider who is experienced at working with gender-expansive children.Read more
Supporting & Caring for Transgender Children
Supporting & Caring for Transgender Children is a groundbreaking resource that explains how families and healthcare professionals are helping transgender children thrive.Read more
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
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