lgbtq-families

Philly agrees to pay $2M in settlement over LGBTQ foster care lawsuit

BY: - November 24, 2021

Officials also will renew a Catholic foster care agency's contract, and not require it to follow a nondiscrimination policy.

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Transgender and gender diverse teens: How to talk to and support them | Analysis

BY: - November 14, 2021

Transgender youth have been around long before the word transgender has. Yet today, transgender teens are increasingly visible in society.

‘A sad loss for Philadelphians’: LGBTQ advocates react to Supreme Court ruling in Philly foster case

BY: - June 19, 2021

"Our tax dollars should be dedicated to securing good homes for these kids, not discriminating against those who want to help," one advocate said.

U.S. Supreme Court rules against Philadelphia in foster parents case

BY: - June 17, 2021

The ruling was "a blow to children and families in the foster care system within the city of Philadelphia," one LGBTQ advocacy group said Thursday.

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May is Foster Care Month: LGBTQ couples & children face challenges | Frank Pizzoli

BY: - May 18, 2021

May is Foster Care Month and the LGBTQ community has a reason to be fearful but also a reason to be hopeful.