Family Equality CEO Stan Sloan Announces Departure in 2020
Today, Family Equality shares the news that Chief Executive Officer Stan Sloan has determined that having led the organization through a period of sustained growth
Fired for Being LGBTQ: My Reaction to Today’s Supreme Court Ruling
By Denise Brogan-Kator, Chief Policy Officer. When I think about this case, I necessarily think back to my own story and my own advocacy for this result. The first time I was fired for being transgender was in 1995.
Celebrating #LGBTQFamiliesDay 2020!
Come celebrate LGBTQ+ Families Day with coloring book pages, Facebook frames, and a live concert for all ages!
Celebrating Passage of the Child-Parent Security Act in New York
In April 2020 LGBTQ+ families in New York celebrated a significant win; a rare spark of good news amid the challenges posed by the Covid-19
LGBTQ Parents and the 2020 Census: The Surprising Emotions of Fulfilling a Basic Civic Responsibility
At the end of March, after accumulating a stack of reminders from the Census Bureau, I finally filled out the 2020 Census for my family. My life – and LGBTQ equality – has evolved considerably since the last time I completed the Census ten years ago. I’ve gone from being single and living alone to being married with two children. And, in the last ten years, we have made major strides toward equality for LGBTQ people, including nationwide marriage equality.
Family Equality Celebrates International Family Equality Day 2020
Today, May 3, 2020, marks the 9th annual International Family Equality Day (IFED), a day to highlight and celebrate family diversity around the globe.
Ending Discrimination in Virginia: A Virginian’s Message to Governor Northam
By Mary Rohmiller, Co-Director of State Policy for Family Equality Now more than ever, with Virginia and the entire nation facing a health and economic
The Effects of Bisexual+ Representation on Mental Health in LGBTQ+ Families
March is Bisexual Health Awareness Month, which puts a spotlight on the bisexual+ (bi, pansexual, fluid, queer, etc.) community’s social, economic, and health disparities to advocate for and enhance the bi+ community’s wellbeing. This year’s theme is the impact of bisexual+ representation in the media, politics, and healthcare on bi+ people’s everyday lives.
Special Education Rights During COVID-19 Pandemic
In this time of so much uncertainty, many parents in our community face additional anxiety surrounding the impact of this interruption of classroom learning time on our children with disabilities.
During COVID-19, Stay Connected with LGBTQ+ Families with Video Stories
Dear Friends, In these uncertain times, finding ways to stay connected online are more important than ever. Earlier this week we launched our virtual Neighborhood
One would hope that in the midst of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), we could focus on how we can help one another. But Idaho legislators are focusing instead on advancing dangerous anti-transgender legislation.
Family Equality Team on Capitol Hill for House Oversight Hearing on “Religious Liberty” Attacks
Today the House Committee on Oversight and Reform convened a hearing to address the Trump administration’s attacks against the LGBTQ+ community in the name of