Adoption Benefit Programs: LGBT Considerations for Employers

More U.S. employers than ever now offer adoption benefit programs, recognizing their value as popular, low cost benefits. These benefits send a message of support to all employees building families, a message that can be especially important to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender employees as they explore opportunities to adopt. Employers should implement adoption benefit programs, or update existing programs, with an eye toward LGBT inclusion.

This resource includes an introduction to LGBT parenting and family building through adoption and then provides an overview of adoption benefit programs followed by LGBT-related best practice policy recommendations.

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