Resources for LGBT Families

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Rainbow Families D.C. is a nonprofit organization for all LGBT parents, prospective parents and our allies in the D.C. Metropolitan region. Rainbow Families brings parents and prospective parents together

  • by conducting educational workshops and events like the Parenting Conferences in 2007 and 2005;
  • sponsoring social gatherings such as the D.C. Capital Pride Parade and annual Summer Picnic; and
  • creating space for families to connect with each other directly through its new discussion boards and Yahoo listservs.

Children of Lesbian and Gays Everywhere (COLAGE) is a national movement of children, youth, and adults with one or more lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and/or queer (LGBTQ) parent/s. COLAGE builds community and works toward social justice through youth empowerment, leadership development, education, and advocacy.

Family Pride Coalition
Advances the well being of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender parents and their families through advocacy, support and education activities. Promises positive public policy for families of LGBT families. Provides written guide to starting local LGBT parenting groups.

PFLAG (Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays)
Promotes the health and well being of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered persons, their families and friends through support, education and advocacy.

Proud Parenting:
Providing community support for gay and lesbian members and their families.