Adoptive and foster parents of any gender can take bonding leave at any point within the first 12 months after their child’s placement. This includes families who are welcoming children of any age.
The extent to which the DOJ will act against transgender plaintiffs remains to be seen. What’s clear, however, is that the Department’s revised policy is a reflection of the Trump administration’s larger attempt to roll back rights and protections for LGBTQ individuals.
All types of parents of any gender can take bonding leave, including foster and adoptive parents, LGBTQ parents, and other moms and dads. You can take this leave at any point within 12 months of your child’s birth or placement for adoption or foster care.
This new resource includes special information for LGBTQ parents, adoptive and foster parents, military families, and other moms, dads, and caregivers.
We must continue to advocate for inclusive workplace leave policies that address the unique health needs of stigmatized and disadvantaged communities including TGNC communities, so that everyone is able to care for themselves and their loved ones.
Local laws can play an important role when it comes to protecting the rights of LGBTQ communities—the death of Texas’s anti-transgender bathroom bill is one more step towards preserving that power.
Who do you consider family? That question came into sharp relief last week as the Supreme Court weighed in on who is exempted from the Trump administration’s travel ban.
Everyone should be able to be with the people they love when they need them the most—without risking their economic security. With the help of A Better Balance, starting January…
July 1st, is a significant day for millions of workers who will begin enjoying the protections of recently enacted workplace leave laws around the country. For low-wage workers who currently do not have a single paid sick day, these laws will ensure they no longer have to worry that catching a cold or taking a sick child to the doctor could mean not making rent or even losing their job.