The Reverend Stan J. Sloan began serving as the CEO of Family Equality Council in August of2016. FamilyEquality Council is the nation’s organization for LGBTQ families and for those who want to form families, including LGBTQ youth in the child welfare system who need parents. During Sloan’s tenure at Family Equality Council the organization has more than doubled in revenue and program offerings.
Prior to his work at Family Equality Council, Sloan was the longest-serving CEO in the history ofChicago House, a homeless service organization for LGBTQ.During his time at ChicagoHouse, the organization pioneered the TransLife Center, which at the time of its opening in 2018provided the nation’s most comprehensive services for the Transgender community. With national partners at the UCLA Williams Institute, the Center for American Progress inWashington DC and the Vaid Group in NYC, Sloan helped to found the LGBTQ PovertyCollaborative to work on poverty issues affecting those in the LGBtQ Community.Together, the partners led both US Congressional Briefings and a US Treasury Summit of the US ExecutiveAgencies on the subject of LGBTQ Economic Disparity.
Stan is also an Episcopal priest and currently serves on several Boards including UnionTheological in New York City. For over ten years Stan served as the Chaplain of St. Gregory’sEpiscopal School, an inner-city school serving K-8 for which he was also a board member. In2006, he was presented with the Human Relations Award by the Chicago Commission onHuman Relations for his work in the LGBT, homeless, and religious communities. In 2010 he was inducted into the Chicago Gay and Lesbian Hall of Fame. In 2019 Sloan was named as one of the Out 100 LGBTQ leaders in the nation by Out Magazine, and was named as one of the Pride Power 100 of the State of New York by City and State New York.
New to the New YorkCity area, Sloan and his husband Jan Lopes, a cardiologist from Sao Paulo, Brazil, currently reside in Jersey City