Title IX is a powerful tool for LGBTQ+ families to safeguard your rights and protect against discrimination.
School Resources for LGBTQ+ Parents and Families
We’re thrilled to present Family Equality’s school resource page, a place dedicated to supporting and uplifting students, educators, and parents. On this page, you’ll discover
Voluntary Acknowledgements of Parentage (VAPs): What LGBTQ+ Parents Need to Know
In a growing number of states, the path to parentage for LGBTQ+ people is becoming considerably simpler thanks to Voluntary Acknowledgments of Parentage (VAPs).
How LGBTQ+ Parents Can Support Their Youth in School
As an LGBTQ+ parent or caregiver, how can you ensure that the young people in your life feel supported at school?
The Dobbs Decision: Protecting LGBTQ+ Families
This resource explores the many questions that have been bubbling up, gives you the language needed to talk about the impact of Dobbs on our community, and includes tools that you can use moving forward.
Toolkit: Creating LGBTQ+ Friendly Classrooms
LGBTQ+ parents are critical advocates in the fight for LGBTQ+ friendly classrooms. Use these tips to get started advocating for inclusive schools!
LGBTQ+ Friendly Schools: Advice from Other Parents
LGBTQ+ parents offer tips and tricks for fostering relationships with teachers, getting involved, and building LGBTQ+ friendly schools!
8 Ways Parents Can Create an LGBTQ+ Friendly Classroom
As an LGBTQ+ parent, there are concrete steps you can take to create an LGBTQ+ friendly classroom for your child and other children in LGBTQ+ families.
Black History & Anti-Racist Toolkit for LGBTQ+ Families
Deepen your family's anti-racism work with tangible, age-appropriate actions for parents and children that can start or continue conversations about race and racism.
Fulton v. City of Philadelphia
Fulton v. City of Philadelphia came before the Supreme Court after Catholic Social Services (“CSS”), a faith-based foster care agency, refused to certify same-sex couples as foster parents despite a nondiscrimination provision in Philadelphia’s contract.
The 2020 Census: What is It and Why You Should Fill It Out
Last Updated: May 8, 2020 Table of Contents How the Census impacts democracy, social programs, and civil rights advocacy The Census and LGBTQ+ people What
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