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Martin + Bob + sons

Words of Wisdom from One Great Dad

above: Martin, Bob, and sons Martin Mitchell works as an administrator in the Oakland Unified School District, and served as a...
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What legacy do you want to leave your children?

by Don Romesburg I’ll be honest—back in my twenties, I wasn’t one of those gay men who knew I wanted to be a dad. In...
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Baby Boy

Guest Post by Nicole Opper Nicole and Kristan document their journey into the foster care system to adopt a child in their new comedic documentary web series The...
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Here’s how you can help change the world.

by Charlie Spiegel, Esq. SF Proud Our Family Coalition Member Dear Families and Friends -  After September 11, 2001, I didn’t know how to parent...
Alphabet Soup Episode 4: Racial Justice Edition

Alphabet Soup Episode 4: Racial Justice Edition

Featuring Amber Todd, Co-chair of Oakland Pride Tarah Fleming, Our Family Coalition's Education Director Food for Thought with Allen Johnson, Our Family Coalition's Development...
Solo Parent Support

Solo Parent Support

By Dr. Meghan Lewis As my bio-clock struck thirty, the resounding tick-tock of surging pregnancy urges pushed me eagerly into musings over a wide range...
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The Alphabet Soup – Episode 2: Family Activism Edition

https://vimeo.com/123242715 In the second episode of The Alphabet Soup with Our Family Coalition, Julia and Zach of The Rainbow Letters share inspiring and powerful stories...
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The Rainbow Letters

by Julia Winston and Zach Wahls We are Zach and Julia, and we have LGBTQ parents. Zach is a DI baby from Iowa with two...
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The Entrustment Ceremony – Creating meaningful ritual in open adoption

By Leah Sheldon Originally Published by Adoption Connection Ashlee (left) and adoptive mom Bobbie exchange vows and bracelets at the entrustment...
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Straight Talk From a Lesbian Mom

I am a real live lesbian mom. My wife and I have been together for 23 years, way back before we could even think of...
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A Night Out to Remember

By Jessica Israel Cannon For the past five years, Our Family Coalition’s Night Out has been an annual favorite event for the adults in my...
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Wedding in a Week

Post by Maria Iorillo of San Francisco Midwife Dina and I have been together for 19 years. She is amazing, wonderful, marriage-material-from-day-one! A few years back,...