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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
Welcome our 2019 COLAGE Family Week Interns!
We’re delighted to celebrate our merger with COLAGE and welcome four talented interns to our team to help prepare for Family Week 2019! Learn more
The Long and Winding Road to Parenthood: Reflections on National Infertility Awareness Week
I have a clear memory from when I was about 12-years-old. I was lying in the grass with some friends when things suddenly became a
Staying Grounded on Your Path to Parenthood
By Brenda Strong The path to parenthood isn’t always an easy one, but ultimately it is always worthwhile in the end, especially when you are
Siblings Day: My Brother Was My QueerSpawn Community
By Lara Lillibridge Our biological parents divorced when my brother was three and I was in diapers. When I was three and he was four