LGBTQ Families Deserve Better
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Every year, millions of Americans face significant life events, including medical treatment and recovery, taking care of a loved one, or welcoming a child. Given the prevalence of workplace discrimination and higher rates of poverty, LGBTQ workers and their families often face additional hurdles to accessing leave. Furthermore, employer policies and laws regarding leave do not always recognize the full diversity of our families or LGBTQ-specific medical needs, ranging from surrogacy and adoption to gender confirming therapies.
HRC Foundation released a report detailing the results of its groundbreaking nationwide survey of LGBTQ people that reveals an urgent need for inclusive employer-paid family and medical leave.