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Three Things Parents of Toddlers and Young Kids Need to Know

We're offering a fantastic workshop this Thursday, September 14: The First Five Years: Developmental Milestones and Parenting Matters.  In anticipation of it, we spoke with Dr. Dhara...
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5 Pride Pro-tips for Pride-Rookie Parents

by Polly Pagenhart, Communications Director at Our Family Coalition This piece was originally published on the OFC Blog on June 24, 2014. It is re-posted...
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Legal advice for LGBTQ families post-election

The information in this post is also available as a PDF. Most of us are worried about the future of our families, communities and country....
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Resources for talking to our kids and students about the election

Right now, we are all being called to the work of explaining these difficult times to our children. There is uncertainty, division, and—most of all—fear....
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The Importance of LGBTQ Inclusive Education

By Maya Berkley, Policy Intern  Growing up queer and of color, the endlessly vast reach of queerness did not spontaneously occur to me, and it...
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We stand against fear and for love.

Dear OFC Community: Our hearts broke when we learned of the hate-based gun violence in Orlando this past Sunday at a gay nightclub celebrating Latin...
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LGBTQ-Friendly Summer Camps

PACT Camp July 3-8, 2016 Tahoe City, CA www.pactadopt.org/events/ Putting It All Together: Adoption, Race & Family A Gathering for Adoptive Families With Children of...
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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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Top-10 Quintessentially Queer Self-Care Tips: Enjoying Parenthood & Partnership in the East Bay

Congratulations! You have mastered the art of early parenting. You’ve figured out how to make it through the day on very, very little shut eye;...
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Banned Books Week Special: Some favorite kids’ lit titles

Banned Books Week (this year, Sept 21– 27): always a favorite among bibliophiles, and a particular favorite among we who keep finding books about us banned....
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Family Destinations Near San Francisco – Just a Few Hours but Worlds Away from SF

The San Francisco Bay Area offers so many great family activities and unique spots to explore, why would anyone ever leave? But maybe, just maybe,...
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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...