Connecting, Supporting, & Empowering LGBTQ+ Families in the DMV
Thinking about parenthood? Maybe Baby is an eight-week class designed for prospective LGBTQ parents, single or partnered, who are considering parenthood and interested in learning more about the options for building a family. Learn more by clicking on "Maybe Baby".
Biennial Family Conference & Gathering
Rainbow Families Biennial Family Conference is the largest gathering of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ)-headed family community in the region. Our Conference is a day full of both educational and social events, featuring activities and sessions that allow LGBTQ families to not only learn more about the topics that matter to them, but also to build on their own community of support. Learn more by clicking on "Conference".
Rainbow Families keeps you updated both online and in your Inbox. Our monthly eNewsletter keeps you updated and informed about upcoming events and information that impacts LGBTQ-headed families and prospective parents in the DMV. You have to be either a Rainbow Families member or on our contact list, so be sure to join us or sign up today! Check out the latest by clicking on "Newsletter".
In our efforts to provide our members and the community with information and resources, Rainbow Families is partnering with our community to bring monthly guest blogs on issues and topics relevant to LGBTQ parents and prospective parents. Additionally, since personal experiences can be a learning tool for others, we have compiled some relevant blogs for your reference by LGBTQ parents and prospective parents. Visit some of these blogs as well as ours by clicking on "Blog".
This section is a depository of materials written and produced by Rainbow Families. Click on "Publications".
Become a Member of Rainbow Families Today!
Member ($35/Year): This level of membership exemplifies your support of and commitment to the mission, vision, and work of Rainbow Families. This level is typically comprised of parents, co-parents, guardians, caregivers, grandparents, and adult children of LGBTQ-headed families and prospective LGBTQ parents. However, anyone and everyone is welcome to join at this level.
Ally/Supporter (Free): This level of membership shows your support of LGBTQ-headed families in the DMV. This level is typically comprised of community members, service providers, educators, and teachers who are welcoming and supportive of LGBTQ-headed families. It also includes prospective LGBTQ parents and LGBTQ parents who are not yet ready to make the commitment of a paid membership.
Lifetime ($500/One Time): This level of membership demonstrates your long-term commitment to the mission, vision, and work of Rainbow Families. A commitment at this level enables the long-term viability of Rainbow Families to continue to serve as an indispensable resource for LGBTQ-headed families and prospective LGBTQ parents.