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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Webinars: Exploring the Impact of COVID-19 and the LGBTQ Community
Members of HRC staff joined our coalition partners for a series of webinars to discuss and explore the impact of COVID-19 on LGBTQ people.Read more
Presidential Candidate Joe Biden on LGBTQ Issues
HRC sent our 2020 Presidential Questionnaire to all candidates for the Democratic presidential nomination. Read Joe Biden's responses.Read more
Presidential Candidate Elizabeth Warren on LGBTQ Issues
HRC sent our 2020 Presidential Questionnaire to all candidates for the Democratic presidential nomination. Read Elizabeth Warren's responses.Read more
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