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anthonybrownandfamily

Our Family Forest

by Anthony M. Brown, Board Chairman of Men Having Babies When my daughter documented her family tree for a class project, there were so many...
fair act

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...
meghan

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...
Judy

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...
Campout2014008

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...
ashley

Lessons Learned: Ashley’s reflections on being OFC’s Policy Intern

I open the door with butterflies in my stomach. It’s not every day that you get to follow your dream by applying to a policy...
Appel-Bernstein Kobi Graduation 5th Grade

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...
A-Bs outside

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...
cannonsatpride

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...
A-Bfamily

Blind Faith

Every day that I wave to my kids as they leave the house for school, I don't even think about the requisite faith I must...
Judy

Welcome OFC families and our friends!

We are excited to “soft” launch our new website.  That means that we are taking the next month to get your feedback and help us...