The number of LGBT-headed families continues to grow, as does our need to secure legal equality, fairness and respect for LGBT couples and our children. HRC provides current resources that address the many potential paths to parenthood as well as issues around LGBT youth and families in schools.
Learn about the All Children – All Families initiative, navigating the adoption system and relevant state and local laws.
Learn how to take the legal steps necessary to protect your family.
Learn about cryobanks, known donor agreements and the legal steps one should consider as part of the donor insemination process.
Over 500,000 children are in foster care in the U.S. Learn about your rights as a prospective foster parent.
Learn about the Welcoming Schools initiative and methods of assessing whether a schools district is LGBT-friendly.
Many have chosen surrogacy as a successful way to bring a child into their lives. Learn about advances in assisted reproductive technology.
Celebrate National Adoption Month
November is National Adoption Month. Celebrate with HRC.
Share Your Story
Your stories can help educate others. Tell us about your family, your workplace, your life.
Resources to End Bullying
Welcoming Schools provides resources on ending anti-LGBT bullying and name-calling.
FAQs on Marriage Equality
An updated publication on marriage equality with the answers you need.