Family Equality’s Statement on Joe Biden’s Election

In response to major media outlets projecting the historic election of President-Elect, Joseph R. Biden, Denise Brogan-Kator, Chief Policy Officer and CEO (Interim) of Family Equality released the following statement: 

“In this pivotal moment, Family Equality stands ready to work with the Biden Administration to achieve lived and legal equality for LGBTQ+ families nationwide, as we have with every Administration over the course of our forty-year history. 

“Over the past four years, the LGBTQ+ community has seen a heart-wrenching rollback of rights and protections, despite broad cultural shifts in public opinion. And just this week, the Supreme Court heard a case that could determine whether or not taxpayer-funded agencies can turn away qualified parents for being LGBTQ+. 

“Family Equality—and the Biden Administration—have a lot of work to do to remedy the harms inflicted on our community and usher in an era of progress towards LGBTQ+ equality. That’s why today, and every day, we will continue to represent and elevate the voices of LGBTQ+ families in Washington, D.C.” 

About Family Equality

Family Equality advances legal and lived equality for LGBTQ+ families, and for those who wish to form them, through building community, changing hearts and minds, and driving policy change. Family Equality believes every LGBTQ+ person should have the right and opportunity to form and sustain a loving family, regardless of who they are or where they live. Learn more at

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