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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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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...
The Alphabet Soup – Episode 3: Pride Edition

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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The Alphabet Soup – Episode 2: Family Activism Edition

https://vimeo.com/123242715 In the second episode of The Alphabet Soup with Our Family Coalition, Julia and Zach of The Rainbow Letters share inspiring and powerful stories...
What on Earth is “Family Activism,” anyway?

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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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...
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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...
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Wedding in a Week

Post by Maria Iorillo of San Francisco Midwife Dina and I have been together for 19 years. She is amazing, wonderful, marriage-material-from-day-one! A few years back,...