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Recent Blog Posts: LGBT Families
New Beginnings: A Message to Florida Families￼
As Florida considers expanding their infamous “Don’t Say Gay and Trans” bill, former Floridian and attorney Shelbi reflects on where we’ve been and are headed.
There’s More to This Story: Book Bans from a Librarian’s Point of View
This National Library Week, a librarian reflects on the impact of book bans, “Don’t Say Gay and Trans,” and other attempts at erasing LGBTQ+ history.
There’s No Place Like Home: Florida’s Anti-LGBTQ+ Legislation
Amid the stream of anti-LGBTQ+ legislation hitting the Florida legislature, former Floridian Rebecca calls our community to action.
Creating Balance: The 32-Hour Work Week
All around the world, companies are slowly stepping back from the traditional 40-hour workweek. Family Equality joins those ranks with a 32-hour workweek trial-implementation phase.
The Mifepristone Decision: What Does It Mean, And What Can We Do?
Here’s what the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit ruling on Mifepristone, means for our families and their rights to reproductive autonomy.
Transgender Day of Visibility: We Won’t Be Erased by Denise Brogan-Kator
Legislative attacks against transgender people — and especially against our youth — is at an all-time high. But we won't be erased.
From School Boards to State Legislatures: What LGBTQ+ Families in School Should Expect in 2023
Policies that target LGBTQ+ families in schools will be back in 2023. Family Equality is gearing up to fight them.
Today is Adoption Day: Introducing the Smith Family!
November was National Adoption Month, and though it's December 1, we have one more adoption story to share.
Family Equality Submits Comments Advocating for Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Data Collection in Child Welfare
Although our families are over-represented in the child welfare system, there is a lack of data about our experiences.
Our adoption story. The good. The bad. And the COVID.
November is National Adoption Month, a time to recognize and raise awareness of adoption issues and the need for adoptive families. To honor this month, LGBTQ+ parents share their stories.
Family Equality Submits Comments to Support New Regulations to Protect LGBTQ+ Families from Discrimination in Education and Healthcare￼
Discrimination in basic human services is an all too common experience for LGBTQ+ families – including in public education and healthcare.
Amber and Elisa’s Family Story
We interviewed Amber three days after the Supreme Court marriage ruling. Amber lives in Cincinnati, Ohio with her partner Elisa and their two children, Benjamin