Founded in 1979 at the National March on Washington for Lesbian and Gay Rights, the organization that grew into Family Equality was driven by the same fundamental inequality that drives our work today:
that caring, loving parents are being denied equal opportunity to form and sustain families because of their sexual orientation and/or gender identity.
Learn more about our new National Network of LGBTQ Family Groups — a support network for local groups whether they are established, or just getting started.Learn more
The every child deserves a family campaign promotes the best interests of all children in the foster care and adoption system by increasing their access to loving, stable, forever homes, and works to ensure safe and supportive care for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) youth seeking family formation.Join the Campaign Now!
As more LGBTQ people want to have children, our Path2Parenthood program is committed to providing critically important education about paths to parenthood. Family Equality family-building specialists are available online to answer your questions!Visit the Live Chat page