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Announcing Writing Contest Winners!
This June, COLAGE and COLAGE’s Youth Action Board hosted a writing contest for young adults to share their experiences as a child of one or
Family Equality Opposes HHS’ Erasure of Data on LGBTQ Foster Youth and Parents
Family Equality—along with Lambda Legal, National Center for Lesbian Rights, National Center for Adoption and Permanency, and the Center for American Progress—Submits Detailed Comment Letter
Why we’re changing our name to Family Equality
We’re celebrating our 40th anniversary this year, and as we plan for the next forty years and beyond, our Board of Directors and staff took
Listen to stories of the humor, love, and challenges our families navigate. By Emily McGranachan, Director of Family Engagement For one year I’ve produced Family
Celebrate #LGBTQFamiliesDay on June 3rd!
#LGBTQFamiliesDay, an annual celebration organized by Mombian and sponsored by Family Equality Council, exists to honor and bring visibility to the many configurations of LGBTQ
Reproductive Health & Toxic Chemical Exposure
By Corey Whelan Starting a family is an exciting time but also adds a ton of to-do’s to what is probably already a long list.
LGBTQ Parent and Foster Alumni Voices Heard Loud and Clear on Capitol Hill
Congressman John Lewis: We’re gonna get this bill passed. This week, Family Equality Council and FosterClub hosted briefings at the U.S. Capitol on “Ending Discrimination
When an Adoption Plan Fails: A Coping and Empowerment Guide
By Carolyn Berger, L.C.S.W Anne and Tori were at a hospital near Rochester, New York when they learned that the pregnant woman they had made
Summer Inspiration from Outspoken Voices
Spring is officially here and summer isn’t far away. Family Equality is also coming up on one full year of our Outspoken Voices podcast! Releasing
First Came Love – How to Keep your Relationship on Track when Kiddo Makes Three
By Andrea Mechanick Braverman, M.S., M.A., PhD Before you have a baby, it is easy to wonder how parents are not able to do simple
Reflections of a Rainbow Parent for International Family Equality Day
By Candy Guinea, Digital Marketing Coordinator As many other rainbow families are aware, growing our queer family was an emotionally difficult but hard-won journey. My
What’s a Second Parent adoption?
By Kathy Brodsky, L.C.S.W How I hate that term – second parent – all parents should be equal. Unfortunately, under the law, that’s not the