Impeding LGBT Parents Does Not Help Children Who Need Families
Updated: Nov 17, 2020
Posted on November 5, 2015, on Huffington Post
Eventually, every candidate running for president will probably say it. Child-welfare professionals work mightily to practice it. U.S. laws and policies promote its essential truth: Every child deserves to grow up in a safe, permanent, loving family.
Yet tens of thousands of children in our country spend too much of their lives in temporary (i.e., foster) care, unable to return to their original families but without sufficient prospects for moving into new ones.