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.
How Parents Can Care for Themselves During Challenging Times
For parents and caregivers who are navigating this current political climate and the everyday stresses that come from finding, forming, and sustaining a family—how do we care for ourselves in these moments?
How to Talk with Your Children about Current Events
Parents and caregivers are often a child’s first partner in processing emotions. So, how do we engage with our children in the middle of this heartache? How do we approach these complicated and unjust issues in a way that feels honest, but also age-appropriate? Where do we even begin?
Caps Off to You! Watching My Daughter’s Graduation with Pride + Joy
To recognize Fathers’ Day, Lane Igoudin—a long-time supporter of Family Equality—reflects on a recent moment of pride + joy.
Gay Like Me: Jordan and Richie’s Pride + Joy
Creative trailblazers, partners, and parents, Jordan Roth and Richie Jackson, demonstrate the deep love and joy that Family Equality strives to protect.
Beyond Words: Lydia Gray-Holifield is a Voice for All Parents
Lydia Gray-Holifield is committed to ensuring that Black and Brown LGBTQ+ parents in Portland have access to the resources they need to thrive.
Foster with Equality: Reflections from LGBTQ+ Advocate Weston Charles-Gallo
To honor National Foster Care Month, Weston Charles-Gallo, shares his story and illustrates why the John Lewis Every Child Deserves a Family Act is so crucial for youth and families across the country.
Preparing for Parenthood: Finding and Forming a Chosen Family
Chosen family is essential to any parenting journey, no matter what stage you're at. But what is it, how do we build it, and how do we keep it around?
Family is Everything: Stacey & Riley’s Story
At Family Equality, we know one simple truth: Family is everything. Family Equality’s CEO, Stacey Stevenson, knows this firsthand.
Transracial Adoption: Tips for LGBTQ+ Parents
For transracial adoptive LGBTQ+ families, there are many ways you can better navigate race, identity, and diversity of lived experiences in your household!
Maintaining Resilience on Your Adoption Journey
Resilience is key for anyone seeking to expand their family through adoption and foster care. Here are some strategies for nurturing resilience on your path to parenthood.
Pronouns Day: The Journey to Discovering Pride + Joy in my Pronouns
This International Pronouns Day, Jess Venable-Novak shares their experience as a nonbinary parent and how they've found pride + joy in their pronouns.