Many people are providing care to elder relatives, perhaps in addition to caring for children. The right of LGBT caregivers to access federal benefits can be murky, given that we are often barred by law from establishing legal ties to some of our dependents.
If this is your case, you may be interested in a public webinar being held on the Family and Medical Leave Act on Wednesday, June 27, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. EST. The Department of Labor will be the host. Register at http://www.dol.gov/whd/fmla/employeeguide.htm