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Our Family Coalition Partners with Joon to Provide Affirming Therapy for LGBTQ+ Teens and Young Adults 

Our Family Coalition ( is a social-impact community dedicated to advancing equity for the full and expanding spectrum of LGBTQ families and children through support, education, and advocacy.  Their mission is collective liberation and well-being for all families. To better understand the needs of their community, Our Family Coalition conducted a needs assessment of its...

March 20, 2024
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OFC Leaves Twitter

  For Immediate Release   Media Contact:Name: Q WilsonTitle: Communications & Development SpecialistPhone: 415.981.1960Email address: Twitter exodus continues ahead of Pride [SAN FRANCISCO, May 24,2023—] Our Family Coalition has made the decision to deactivate our Twitter accounts immediately due to Twitter quietly removing its longstanding policy aimed at protecting transgender people from targeted misgendering...

May 25, 2023
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Senate Bill 729

Exciting, news! Our IVF insurance bill, SB 729, passed the Senate Appropriations Committee yesterday. This is the farthest our bill has ever advanced, and it would not have happened without you and the 500+ advocates who contacted the Committee directly. Our bill is now headed to the Senate floor, and we need your help again! Please send this email to your State Senator...

May 18, 2023

Reopening... mindfully

For OFC, “mindful” reopening means that we’re adding back programs on a gradual basis, as we manage the challenges and maximize the opportunities inherent in our in-person events. We’re also figuring out what might–or perhaps even should–remain virtual-only, or even virtual-optional (aka “hybrid”). We’re also reflecting on what we’re learning from our Community Needs Assessment around what our...

July 14, 2021

Join us in welcoming our new Executive Director!


September 14, 2020

Love in the Time of Corona

These are exceptional times. And we need to make an exceptional ask. Nearly two weeks ago, OFC became one of the first nonprofits in the Bay Area to undertake dramatic and immediate changes to much of our direct services work in response to COVID-19. Changes that we believed, and now know, demonstrated the greatest care...

March 17, 2020

OFC in the news

Attorney General Bonta Announces Lawsuit Challenging Chino Valley Unified School District’s Forced Outing Policy

Office of the Attorney General,
Office of the Attorney General of California

August 28, 2023

IVF Coverage Mandate Legislation Close to Passage in California

Andrew Oxford,
Bloomberg Law

August 23, 2023

OFC Leaves Twitter

Q Wilson,

May 25, 2023

After Florida passes bill, LGBTQ parents ask: Which parents' rights?

Rachel Hatzipanagos,
Washington Post

May 9, 2022

Survey: 45% of LGBTQ youth contemplated suicide in past year

Rob Nesbitt,

May 4, 2022

Skokie native writes about creating an LGBTQ family

Melissa Wasserman,
Windy City Times

June 24, 2020

The Grammys' wokest act? Meet the Alphabet Rockers, kids rapping about gender nonconformity

Julissa James,
Los Angeles Times

January 15, 2020

Oakland marks 10th Pride Festival

Samantha Laurey,
Bay Area Reporter

September 4, 2019

California schools teach LGBTQ history thanks to FAIR Education Act

Rick Oculto,
Q Voice News

October 25, 2019

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