LGBTQ Parenting 2020: Lessons from the Front Lines and the Challenges Ahead

October 28, 2020 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Following in the footsteps of the lesbian moms of the 90s and the gayby boom of the 2000s, today about three-quarters of LGBTQ millennials are already parenting or plan on becoming parents. Ironically, as the number of LGBTQ people raising children grows, the legal environment, in many parts of the country, may make parenting more challenging. This November, the Supreme Court will hear a case, Fulton v. City of Philadelphia, about whether foster care agencies can refuse to serve LGBTQ families because of their religious objections.  If Judge Amy Coney Barrett is elevated to the Supreme Court, the path ahead for many LGBTQ parents will become even more difficult.