Rebecca practiced law for 10 years, graduating from Golden Gate University. She earned a B.A. at University of California, Santa Cruz. Rebecca and her wife Julia Adams, along with their dog Mochi, are residents of the Castro District. They met in law school and were married in 2008 – which was their third ceremony – shortly before Proposition 8 passed. In 2014, Rebecca conquered the AIDS Ride, a 545 mile ride from San Francisco to Los Angeles to raise money and education to fight HIV + AIDS. She raised over $25,000 and was one of the top ten Northern California fundraisers.