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postelectioncommunitycall

 

Our Family Coalition is hosting a "Post-Elections Community Call" on December 8 for all of our families who are concerned about our current state of affairs and need to hear directly from our legal team and partners. We know that many of you have questions about how the election results will impact LGBTQ families, our communities and our country. Legal representatives with expertise in LGBTQ family issues and immigration will be present to answer any questions. All families and community members are welcome.

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  • Resources for talking to our kids and students about the election

    Resources for talking to our kids and students about the election

    Right now, we are all being called to the work of explaining these difficult times to our children. There is uncertainty, division, and—most of all—fear. We are committed to supporting families and teachers to be the loving guides children need now. We have gathered some links and resources to guide you in your discussions with […]

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  • Come together tonight: Post-election gathering in San Francisco

    Come together tonight: Post-election gathering in San Francisco

    Dear families, partners, and friends, I woke this morning with my heart so broken, and yet so full. Like you, Our Family Coalition staff and I are overcome with feelings of disappointment, shock, sadness, anger, and confusion. Yesterday, voters demonstrated where we are as a nation. And that place is unwelcoming – even openly hostile […]

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  • New Beginnings

    New Beginnings

    Wow. What an incredible four years these have been. During my time as Policy and Communications Director at OFC, we’ve designed and launched successful campaigns on LGBTQ parental rights, inclusive curriculum, immigration, health care, marriage equality, and more. We’ve promoted welcoming and inclusive schools across the state, expanded our capacity to offer direct support to […]

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LGBT Families and Racial Justice

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  • Inclusive Lessonplans

    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.
  • Boy Scouts of America Lifts Ban on Gay Leaders

    Boy Scouts of America Lifts Ban on Gay Leaders This lesson provides an opportunity for students to learn more about the evolution of the Boy Scouts’ position on gay members and leaders, analyze Robert Gates’ recent speech on the issue and explore students’ own points of view by writing persuasive essays.

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  • The Sound of Silence in Football

    The Sound of Silence in Football In this lesson, students will discuss this inspiring football player, learn more about Derrick Coleman’s life and reflect on a story written by a deaf teenager.

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