More LGBTQ+ people are becoming parents than ever before, but there are still barriers to equal recognition under the law.
It’s in the best interest of every child to grow up in a loving environment with committed parents. The Human Rights Campaign believes that all qualified adults who have room in their hearts and homes to raise a family should be able to do so. HRC provides current resources that address the many potential paths to parenthood as well as tools for issues facing LGBTQ+ headed families or LGBTQ+ youth.
All across this country, thousands of parents are taking action to support and protect their transgender, non-binary, and gender expansive children. They are urging school leaders to implement gender inclusive…Read Moreabout Parents for Transgender Equality National Council
Last updated: 5/18/22
What are Neopronouns?
Pronouns are the words we use to refer to ourselves and others and are an important part of our daily lives. In English, the…
It is important to make distinctions between instances where “kids are being kids” and when they’re asserting things about themselves that are critical to their identity and development -- as…
Talking to older adults about your child’s gender identity or transition can be some of the more difficult conversations parents of transgender children face.
When it comes to navigating health care, parents of transgender and gender-expansive children often struggle to know when and how to talk about their child’s gender identity and expression.
HRC Foundation’s Parents for Transgender Equality National Council Member Jennifer Solomon and Youth Well-Being Coordinator Pallavi Rudraraju partnered to create HRC Foundation’s 2020 resource for parents of gender non-conforming children,…
This issue brief provides information about the risk LGBTQ children and youth will face amidst COVID-19 as well as resources available to them as they navigate these times.
Supporting & Caring for Transgender Children is a groundbreaking resource that explains how families and healthcare professionals are helping transgender children thrive.
If you have worked with a foster care or adoption agency that is welcoming and affirming of LGBTQ prospective parents, use the form below to send us the agency's information…
Schools In Transition: A Guide for Supporting Transgender Students in K-12 Schools is a first-of-its-kind resource providing a blueprint for safe, supportive and inclusive school environments for transgender 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…
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