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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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Thanks for Making Pride 2015 a Success – and a preview of our pics!

Dear Families and Friends, Wow! This year's Pride was incredible, as the whole Bay Area celebrated our victory in the Supreme Court last Friday. Hundreds...
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The Alphabet Soup – Episode 3: Pride Edition

https://vimeo.com/130451133 In this episode of The Alphabet Soup with Our Family Coalition we discuss Family Pride. QMOC Anayvette Martinez and her daughter Lupita share their...
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5 Pride Pro-tips for Pride-Rookie Parents

This piece was originally published on the OFC Blog on June 24, 2014. It is re-posted here with current links for the 2015 Pride extravaganza!...
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Pockets of Fun and Love at the Berkeley YMCA

by Maria Luisa Jimenez-Morales, Our Family Coalition Parent Our Family Coalition's “LGBTQ Family Night at the Berkeley YMCA” last year was my first ever visit...
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What on Earth is “Family Activism,” anyway?

By Shareena Clark, Programs Coordinator, Our Family Coalition As of late, it seems like the phrase “family values” has been hijacked and co-opted to represent...
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Men Having Babies San Francisco 2015: A look inside the Bay Area’s largest Gay Surrogacy Conference

By Sam Chally, NWSC Also posted on NWSC Blog Wow! Over 160 future gay dads showed up for the 2015 San Francisco Men Having Babies...
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Everyone’s Schools Town Halls through a Queer Parent’s Eyes

Meghan Lewis, Family Advocacy Liaison, Oakland Unified School District I attended the last four “Everyone’s Schools Town Hall” gatherings sponsored by Our Family Coalition. As...
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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...
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5 Pride Pro-tips for Pride-Rookie Parents

Polly at Pride If this your first Pride with your family, you’re probably wondering how you're going to get through the...
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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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Everyone’s School

Rick Oculto, Our Family Coalition Education CoordinatorIn October and November Our Family Coalition gathered teachers, school administrators, and families in San Francisco and the East...