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Endorsing Organizations

     

Adoption/Foster Care and Child Welfare Organizations

Civil Rights Organizations

Faith Based Organizations

LGBT Advocacy Organizations

If you would like your organization to endorse the Every Child Deserves A Family Act contact Diego Sanchez, Director of Policy, at dsanchez@pflag.org

 

Several major medical and professional organizations have had policy statements in support of LGBT parenting, adoption, and foster care for many years. Some of these include:

  • American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry (1999)
  • American Academy of Family Physicians (2002)
  • American Academy of Pediatrics (2002)
  • American Bar Association (1995, 1999, 2003)
  • American Psychiatric Association (1997, 2002)
  • American Psychoanalytic Association (2002)
  • American Psychological Association (1976, 2004)
  • American Medical Association (2004)
  • Child Welfare League of America (1988)
  • National Association of Social Workers (2002)
  • North American Council on Adoptable Children (1998; amend. 2002; amend. 2005)

Download a PDF of these collected policy statements. (Courtesy of the Family Equality Council.)