HRC All Children - All FamiliesAll youth in the foster care system are faced with difficult circumstances and obstacles to overcome. These challenges are amplified when a young person identifies as LGBTQ. During National Foster Care Month in May, FosterClub and the Human Rights Campaign Foundation's All Children - All Families (ACAF) project encourages everyone to support efforts to provide LGBTQ foster youth with safe homes and support networks - #FosterEquality

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Russell

Russell's story

"When I told my foster parents I was bisexual, they didn't freak out. They just treated it as a fact of life. I felt accepted. I felt respected. I felt loved." Read Russell's story

Michael

Michael's story

"When I entered care, I was struggling with all of the chaos and trauma. I wish I would have had someone who was able to provide mentorship -- perhaps even someone who identified as LGBTQ -- and could help me navigate that piece of my identity." Read Michael's story

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About National Foster Care Month

May is National Foster Care Month, a month set aside to acknowledge those who help children and youth in foster care find permanent homes and connections... More >

 
 

Hear from more foster youth. Read the #FosterEquality stories of Russell & Michael.

 

 

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