Application Form: National Network of LGBTQ+ Family Groups
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Become a member of the National Network
To become a member of Family Equality's National Network of LGBTQ+ Family Groups, please fill out the application below. This is a completely FREE membership. If you have any question, feel free to contact Tatiana Quiroga, Director of National Family Networks, at 

National Network of LGBTQ+ Family Groups
With the evolution of social media and online networks, LGBTQ+ family groups have sprung up across the nation; however, no coordinating body has previously existed to support and connect those networks. Family Equality has created the National Network of LGBTQ+ Family Groups to do just that. The Network will serve as a platform to empower, educate, and support LGBTQ+ family groups and community leaders.
Our Goal
To create a community for LGBTQ+ family groups and community leaders to connect, share challenges and successes, obtain training, access resources, connect and learn from each other.
Membership benefits
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Training series
Downloadable resources
Networking opportunities
Group listing in the National Network Directory
Mini-grant Programs
Mentorship opportunities
Virtual trainings
Mission Statement
The National Network of LGBTQ+ Family Groups aims to create community while coordinating and supporting existing parent groups, community leaders, and those who wish to form groups. In addition, Family Equality will empower and support group and community leaders to help enhance their work and better support families. The National Network of LGBTQ+ Family Groups is committed to being welcoming, mindful, and inclusive of marginalized LGBTQ+ groups including, but not limited to, families of color, trans families, single parents, polyamorous families, isolated families in rural towns, families of low socioeconomic status, families of differing ability status, and those impacted by HIV and/or AIDS.
Name of group or organization *
Name of contact person *
Contact person's phone number *
Contact person's email address *
Contact person's title *
Please share your website or social media links. *
Please share a description of your group or organization. *
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We are a (an) *
Where are your members from? *
What city and state is your group based in? *
If possible, provide an address.
How many active members do you estimate that you currently have? *
Please share with us any specific needs you may have that the Network can help meet (specific trainings, resource sharing, local connections, etc.). *
Please list areas of expertise and/or lessons learned (positive or negative) that you would be willing to share with Network Members during shareable moments (if any). *
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Thank you for submitting your application. Family Equality reserves the right to review each submission and determine it's appropriateness for our National Network of LGBTQ+ Family Groups Application. A staffer will be in contact with you shortly.   *
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