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All Children Matter

How anti-LGBT policies hurt families

There are roughly 2 million children in LGBT families, and many are being raised without all of the legal protections afforded to households with heterosexual parents.

The legal landscape is shifting quickly for LGBT couples and families in America. Even as we make great strides towards full equality, it’s vital to keep our eyes on the ball and remember the real negative impact that policies of discrimination have on the 2 million children being raised in LGBT families. This 2011 report from the Movement Advance Project looks at the realities of LGBT families and charts the harm done by the social and legal inequalities the effect them.

Read the full report or get a condensed version. Learn more about MAP’s research into LGBT family issues.