LGBTQ+ Youth & Family Research Project

LGBTQ+ Youth & Family Research Proect

Share your story! LGBTQ+ youth and their parents or caregivers are invited to join a study on how LGBTQ+ youth grow in their identities and how parents and caregivers are involved in that development. The study is for LGBTQ+ youth ages 13 to 20 & their parent or caregiver who live in DE, NJ, MD, … Read more

Relationships at Risk

Relationships at Risk

Five leading national organizations that advocate for LGBTQ families joined forces on a new report, Relationships at Risk: Why We Need to Update State Parentage Laws to Protect Children and Families:  Movement Advancement Project (MAP), COLAGE, Family Equality, GLBTQ Legal Advocates & Defenders (GLAD), and NCLR.   The report explains how the current patchwork of parentage laws across … Read more

Camp Highlight Summer Camp

Camp Highlight for families of LGBTQ +34

Camp Highlight is a camp for kids who have LGBTQ+ parents. They offer a one week sleep-away camp for children ages 8-15. We currently have space available for rookies (ages 8-10) and juniors (ages 11 and 12). We are located in Warnersville, Pennsylvania. This year our camp will run from August 13th-August 20th. It costs … Read more

Sussex Pride Families Play Dates

LGBTQ+ Families Play Dates

Sussex Pride Families are planning to set up regular monthly play dates. These events are for all interested families that have younger kids. Currently the group includes families with LGBTQ parents, families with LGBTQ+ kids, and sometimes a combination of both. If you are interested in being part of the play dates please email … Read more

Black History & Anti-Racist Toolkit for LGBTQ+ Families

LGBTQ+ Families

Deepen your family’s anti-racism work with tangible, age-appropriate actions for parents, caregivers, and children that can start or continue conversations about Black history, Black excellence, race and racism. Family Equality Council has developed an Anti-Racist Toolkit that is available online.  The toolkit seeks to empower families to deepen their anti-racism work through tangible, age-appropriate opportunities … Read more

Born this Way Foundation Supports Sussex Pride & Launches New Mental Health Tool

Born this Way Foundation

Sussex Pride is one of many organizations that will be receiving a grant from the Born This Way Foundation. Born This Way Foundation leverages innovative programming and partnerships to model, convene, and support healthy conversations about mental wellness, to connect youth with resources and services that support their mental health – online and offline, and … Read more

Discussing the Needs of LGBTQ Youth in Delaware

Parents of Trans Kids, Delaware and PFLAG Wilmington

Matt Ford, DETV 28 News, recently hosted a discussion on support for LGBTQ+ Youth and their families in Delaware.  He was joined by Jim Bianchetta, President, PFLAG Wilmington, Sally McBride, Co-Chair, PTK Delaware, Stacy Shamburger, LMSW Director, Life Lines, West End Neighborhood House Inc., and Amy and Milo Morton – two family members who have … Read more