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LGBTQ Studies: Parenting and Families

Books and EBooks

Books and EBooks (continued)

Organizations and Resources

Issues: Families & Parenting from National Center for Lesbian Rights

Issues: Parenting from Human Rights Campaign

Issues: Parenting & Family from National Gay & Lesbian Task Force)

Bibliographies & Other Resources - GLBTRT of the American Library Association)

  • GLBT Resources for Children: A Bibliography
  • Rainbow List (recommended titles for children & young adults)
  • Resources for Children & Teens

 Allies for Adoption (Family Equality Council)  - Family Equality Council connects, supports, and represents the three million parents who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer in this country and their six million children

Parenting (Williams Institute) - The Williams Institute is dedicated to conducting rigorous, independent research on sexual orientation and gender identity law and public policy.  A think tank at UCLA Law, the Williams Institute produces high-quality research with real-world relevance and disseminates it to judges, legislators, policymakers, media and the public.
Adoption by Family Type: Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Questioning (LGBTQ) Families - From the Child Welfare Information Gateway.  Many gay and lesbian families adopt children domestically as well as through intercountry adoption. In this section you will find information and resources regarding adoption by LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning) families.
Children of Lesbians & Gays Everywhere (COLAGE) - National movement of children, youth, and adults with one or more lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and/or queer (LGBTQ) parents."


Family Equality Council - Works to ensure equality for LGBT families by building community, changing hearts and minds, and advancing social justice for all families."