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.

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Parents for Transgender Equality National Council

Meet the folks on HRC's Parents for Transgender Equality National Council

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LGBTQ+ Youth, Parenting

A Parent’s Quick Guide for In-School Transitions

HRC Foundation’s Parents for Transgender Equality National Council Members Debi Jackson, Mimi Lemay, Kim Lesher, and Lizette Trujillo along with Welcoming Schools Facilitator Michele Hatchell and Youth Well-Being Coordinator Pallavi…

LGBTQ+ Youth, Parenting

Supporting Your Young Gender Non-Conforming Child

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,…

All Children – All Families Annual Report 2021

All Children – All Families, a program of the Human Rights Campaign Foundation, promotes LGBTQ+ inclusive policies and affirming practices among child welfare agencies. Agencies that lead the field with…

Parenting

Change-Makers in Child Welfare 2020

This 2020 report highlights 100 child welfare agencies across the country that partnered with the HRC Foundation’s All Children - All Families project to improve the services to the LGBTQ…

LGBTQ+ Youth, Parenting

2018 LGBTQ Youth Report

HRC Foundation and the University of Connecticut released the largest-of-its-kind survey ever of more than 12,000 LGBTQ teenagers across the nation, revealing in distressing detail the persistent challenges so many…

Parenting, LGBTQ+ Youth

Just As They Are

This resource will help parents recognize when and how conversion therapy is promoted, provides information about the dangers of the practice, and offers guidance to parents regarding practices that promote…