This new National Resource Center for Permanency and Family Connections information packet, authored by Teija Sudol, provides information on Foster and Adoptive Parenting by LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender) individuals and families. It includes a summary of issues, and reviews facts and statistics, policy and legislation, and best practices and promising approaches to work with LGBT foster and adoptive parents. It also includes a listing of online resources. (October 2010)

http://www.hunter.cuny.edu/socwork/nrcfcpp/info_services/lgbtq-issues-and-child-welfare.html#ip