Child Welfare

Child Welfare Leaders Sign on to Letter Urging States to Ban Conversion Therapy

A group of child welfare workers, educators and medical professionals are calling on states to enact legislation protecting LGBTQ youth from being subject to conversion therapy, a highly controversial practice intended to forcibly “change” a […]

Report

Report: Anti-LGBTQ Laws Across the U.S. Hamper a Huge, Untapped Pool of Prospective Adoptive and Foster Parents

Since the U.S. legalized same-sex marriage in 2015, several states have passed laws allowing publicly funded child welfare organizations to exclude millions of LGBTQ adults as potential foster parents. This, combined with a Trump administration […]