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4th Annual Womb to Grow: Conception Reception

 

Thursday, October 25th, 6 – 9 pm
Nile Hall, Preservation Park: 1233 Preservation Park Way, Oakland

 

Our fourth annual Womb to Grow conception reception provides a comprehensive overview of alternative conception options for people who are looking to become pregnant, and identify as queer women, gendernonbinary, or transgender.

 

 

More about Womb to Grow

 

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Out of the closets and into the classrooms

 

We have more work to do before our children's history and social science curriculum is fair, accurate, inclusive, and respectful of  LGBTQ people.

School districts across the state are just now beginning to adopt the new textbooks and explore how to teach this material well.  Help us provide the training and support they need to do this job well.

 

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How can we #SaveSCOTUS from another anti-LGBTQ justice?

 

Trump's SCOTUS nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, will be the swing vote on basic civil rights: the right to control our own bodies; to marry whom we choose; to affordable healthcare; to be protected from gun violence, and so much more. Not only is he on record in opposition to all of these, he has been nominated by a president under serious ongoing federal investigation – one whose validity the Supreme Court itself will most likely be asked to adjudicate.

 

We know our voices make a difference. Call the Senate switchboard to tell your senator you demand they reject this extremist, and if they are on record for doing so, you'll have their back.

 

And if you have friends or family in AK, CO, IN, KY, ME, MT, NV, ND, or WV – states whose senators' votes are potentially in question – let them know now is the time for all of our senators to hear from us loud and clear.

 

US Senate contact info here

  • Announcing the LGBTQ History Stakeholder Forum

    Announcing the LGBTQ History Stakeholder Forum

    We have an exciting change of plans to share: in putting together California’s inaugural Make History, Teach History: An LGBTQ History Symposium over the past few months, we have connected with many stakeholders who’ve been eager to help co-create a high quality LGBTQ-inclusive professional learning program for teachers and administrators. During this process, one thing […]

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  • Make History, Teach History: An LGBTQ History Symposium

    Make History, Teach History: An LGBTQ History Symposium

    UPDATE: THIS EVENT HAS CHANGED. SEE THE LGBT HISTORY STAKEHOLDER FORUM FOR FURTHER INFO.  Schools across California are now, for the first time in our state’s history, required to include Fair, Accurate, Inclusive and Respectful (FAIR) representations of the LGBTQ community in K-12 History and Social Studies curriculum. Now it’s time to ensure ALL teachers […]

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  • We can and must defeat this anti-LGBTQ family amendment

    We can and must defeat this anti-LGBTQ family amendment

    Every week we are faced with another gratuitous challenge to the gains LGBTQ people and our families had so recently made, or an affront to human decency. This week it’s both. On Wednesday, the House Appropriations Committee approved a harshly anti-LGBTQ family amendment to an existing bill, allowing child service agencies widespread license to discriminate […]

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Making History: Our Family Coalition and the FAIR Education Act
Making History: Our Family Coalition and the FAIR Education Act

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Pride Weekend Run Down

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Barbara Lee accepts Our Family Coalition's 2017 Notable Ally Award
Barbara Lee accepts Our Family Coalition's 2017 Notable Ally Award

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2017 Our Family Coalition PSA

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    Our Family Coalition’s Fair Education Act site is a one-stop place for lessons and resources to support teachers in making history and social studies are more fair, accurate, inclusive, and respectful experience for all students. Lesson plans organized by grade level and topic.

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