An estimated 14,100 foster children are living with lesbian or gay parents within the United States. Gay and lesbian foster parents are raising approximately 3% of the Nations foster children.
Adoption and Foster Care by Lesbian and Gay Parents in the United StatesAuthor(s): Gary Gates, Lee M.V. Badgett, Jennifer Ehrle Macomber, Kate Chambers of the Urban Institute.
Note: To learn more about foster care check out Foster Care 101 - Foster Care Information for Those Interested in Caring for Children in Need.
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