57 | An Open Book: LGBTQ+ Inclusivity in Children’s Literature with Alli Harper at Ourshelves
In today's episode, we're joined by Alli Harper, founder of Ourshelves: Diverse Book Boxes for Children, to talk more about the impact of diverse storytelling and how we can come together to advocate for more LGBTQ+ representation in #KidLit.
Setting Boundaries on the Path to Parenthood
Facing invasive comments from loved ones about your path to parenthood? Use these tips and tricks to set boundaries as you enter this new stage in life.
56 | Intersecting Identities 2.0
Previous guest Nishta and Tatiana return to discuss how adoption factors into their family stories. Learn and laugh with these two rockstar parents of color, from the south, in multiracial families.
55 | LGBTQ+ Adoption & Foster Families
Matthew Ramsey shares his story of fostering to adopt 2 brothers with his husband. He also offers advice for anyone considering adoption.
“Confirmatory” or Second-Parent Adoption: What You Need to Know
Use this resource to understand a little bit more about what the confirmatory adoption process looks like and why we strongly advise any LGBTQ+ parent who built their family with assisted reproductive technology to embark on this journey.
License to Discriminate: Suing the Trump Administration
Last November, the Trump administration proposed a new rule that would create a license to discriminate. And we responded by suing them.
Report: What’s at Stake in the Fulton Supreme Court Case
Last Updated: August 18, 2020 This report highlights what is at stake in Fulton v. City of Philadelphia, a case that could harm children and
Fulton v. City of Philadelphia
Last Updated: November 10, 2020 Table of Contents Overview The Parties Timeline History of the Case Where We Are Now What’s At Stake? Family Equality’s
Lawsuit: Family Equality Sues the Department of Health and Human Services
Last Updated: May 4, 2020 Table of Contents Case Summary Background Why did we sue HHS? What is the impact of HHS’ decision not to
WATCH: Gay Dads Who Write: A Reading with Richie Jackson & Steve Disselhorst
What does it mean to be a gay dad? Two talented writers, fathers, and change-makers—Richie Jackson and Steve Disselhorst—read excerpts from their books and share their thoughts on the LGBTQ+ community and parenting.
The Patterson Family’s Adoption Journey
The Pattersons giggle when they introduce their family—two girls and two dads, standing in front of their Arizona home mastering the art of selfie videos
Building LGBTQ+ Families: The Price of Parenthood
Becoming a parent is expensive, regardless of who you are, where you live, or how many adults will be raising the child(ren). For LGBTQ+ people, that number can increase significantly because of the added cost of bringing a child into the family through adoption, foster care, or assisted reproductive technology.