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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;...
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...
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...
VICTORY: Governor Brown Signs the Modern Family Act!
Dear families and friends, I am thrilled to share with you that the Modern Family Act (AB2344) is now the law! Over the past twenty...
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....
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...
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,...
Groundbreaking Law Would Make It Easier For LGBT Couples To Start A Family
When Judy Appel and her partner of 22 years, Alison Bernstein, wanted to have children, the state of California didn’t make it easy. Bernstein gave...
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...