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Alphabet Soup Episode 5: Family Equality Edition

https://vimeo.com/136872644 Featuring: Cathy Sakimura, Deputy Director & Family Law Director at NCLR Tarah Fleming, Our Family Coalition's Education Director Food for Thought with Hali Martin,...
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...
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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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A Celebratory Bookmark

by MJ Morrissey, Our Family Coalition Education Intern At  Our Family Coalition, we understand that our families are not simply members of the LGBTQIA+ community;...
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It’s Time to Make Education FAIR

As a person of color that went through the ‘American’ K-12 education system, I felt that the social sciences we were taught did not accurately...
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What’s So Funny about “Transparent”?

Review of Amazon Studio’s series Transparent for Our Family Coalition The deep pathos about not living an authentic life is made very concrete with the double entendre...
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Evening S’Mores, Wild Turkeys, Fun-Filled Campout… Oh my.

This past weekend, several dozen LGBTQ families and allies finished off the summer in style, with our ever-popular BBQ & family camp-out in the East...
Gay couple Jeffrey Parsons (R) and Chris Hietikko pose with their son Henry Hietikko-Parsons in the garden of their house in New York on May 01, 2008. Henry was conceived by the couple via artificial insemination and a surrogate mother.Surrogates, who are paid about $20,000 above and beyond medical expenses to carry a child, are responsible for approximately 1,000 births a year, according to the Organization of Parents Through Surrogacy, that records births brokered through agencies and privately over the Internet.  AFP PHOTO/Emmanuel Dunand (Photo credit should read EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Groundbreaking Law Would Make It Easier For LGBT Couples To Start A Family

Jeffrey Parsons and Chris Hietikko pose with their son Henry Hietikko-Parsons in the garden of their house. Henry was conceived by the couple via artificial...
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Mignon And Elaine’s Story From The Let Love Define Family Series

Originally published on the Huffington Post Gay Voices Long before Mignon R. Moore, 43, and Elaine Harley, 44, of Los Angeles considered raising a child,...
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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...