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.
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] How Has COVID-19 Impacted LGBTQ+ Families?
It's no secret that coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has had a profound effect on all our lives. But how has it uniquely impacted LGBTQ+ families? Our policy team weighs in.
WATCH: How to Access Your COVID-19 Benefits
Are you having trouble receiving your unemployment compensation, small business loan, or other COVID-19 response service or benefit? Do you need help with ensuring your immigration application is being processed? Do you need food or housing assistance and don’t know where to turn?
Family Equality Sponsor Spotlight: CCRM Fertility
Family Equality is thrilled to have the support of corporations who both serve our communities and elevate our work through their contributions to our organization.
Why We Need to Talk About Mental Health and the LGBTQ+ Community
An essential piece of the conversation around mental health is how queer identities—and the identities of other affinity groups such as people of color, people who are HIV+, people with disabilities, and more—impact and intersect with mental illness.
Average Costs for the LGBTQ+ Community to Achieve Pregnancy in the United States
There are several different paths to pregnancy that LGBTQ+ people can consider to create a family. Each of these paths comes with associated costs making
Medical Provider Form
We’re excited to share two new resources for our families, our Safe Schools and Medical Provider template letters. These forms have been designed to be downloaded, filled in,
Acupuncture, Stress, and In Vitro Fertilization
Acupuncture refers to the administering of disposable, one time use needles which are hair- fine and flexible. These needles are inserted into specific areas of
The Impact of Stress on Bi+ Health
All across the country, LGBTQ individuals find themselves subject to both laws and social stigmas that undermine their mental and physical health. Ellen Riggle, PhD,
Do No Harm Act
No one should face discrimination or harm when trying to access services, yet increasingly, religious beliefs are being used to justify discrimination and service refusal,
Health Care is a Right, not a Privilege: Disparities in the LGBTQ Community
Now until December 15th is the time for open enrollment with Healthcare.gov. At Family Equality we’re working with Out2Enroll to encourage all LGBTQ people to