Parenting

About Foster Parenting

LGBTQ youth are over-represented among the population of young people in foster care. Every day foster care agencies across the country search for safe and affirming homes for LGBTQ youth.…

Parenting, LGBTQ+ Youth

Resources on Gender-Expansive Children and Youth

What is “Gender-Expansive?”
In 2012, The Human Rights Campaign surveyed more than 10,000 lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer youth across the United States. This report identified 925 youth who…

Adoption, Parenting

Second Parent Adoption

For same-sex couples, it is often the case that there is only one legal parent even though two people may equally parent the child and think of themselves as co-parents.

Parenting

Professional Organizations on LGBTQ Parenting

The prevailing professional opinion is that a parent's sexual orientation has nothing to do with his or her ability to be a good parent. Read what professional organizations say about…