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Social Services and the children of LGBTQ parents

"Social Services" include the benefits and facilities relating to education, food subsidies, health care, job training and subsidized housing, adoption and community management.

Frankly, these services would be equally available to LGBTQ parents as they are to heterosexual parents.

Millions of American children are being raised by lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender parents.  The growing recognition of same-sex relationships has presumably expanded access to social services which may have previously been available only to heterosexual married couples.  Nevertheless, LGBTQ families still face stigma and discriminatory laws that make raising children more difficult.

If you believe you or a member of your family has been denied social services because of sexual orientation or gender identity, we recommend contacting the American Civil Liberties Union at http://www.aclu-ky.org.

 


 

Other LGBTQ Legal Issues:

Gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgendered and non-heterosexual couples and individuals have other significant legal issues besides dealing with Social Services or CPS, such as:

The attorneys at Hoge Partners, PLLC will be happy to talk to you about your legal options affected by gender identity and/or sexual orientation.  Call us today.